‘Sussi’ LingonberryVaccinium vitis-idaea 4-8" Sometimes spelled ‘Susi.’ Patented by the Swedish Agriculture Dept, 1985.
Tall and spreading vigorous bush with moderate yields of medium berries that fruit on branch tips. 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. Great pollinator for other varieties. PVP.
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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