‘Regal’ LingonberryVaccinium vitis-idaea 8-15" WI-108, University of Wisconsin intro, Madison, WI, 1994. From open-pollinated seed collected in southwest Finland.
Highly ornamental upright plant produces firm small-to-medium berries with good flavor. Bright red glossy nutritious fruits are slightly smaller than lowbush blueberries. Tart until dead ripe, then has excellent flavor, richer and less astringent than cranberries. Vigorous and easily transplanted shallow-rooted spreading groundcover.
Native to the colder northern hemisphere. Incredibly tough and very hardy. Grown in Newport, Maine, by Carol Armatis of 3B Apiary. Z2. Maine Grown. (potted transplants)
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