Erntekrone is a high yielding lingonberry with good summer and fall yields. Growth is vigorous and upright reaching 8-12″. Leaves are dark green and more rounded than other cultivars. Berries are medium to large and bright red. Produces 2 crops per year (August and October). Developed in 1981 in Germany. Known by several other common names including partridgeberry, foxberry, northern mountain cranberry, cowberry, wolf-berry, dry ground cranberry, rock cranberry, and lingberry among others.
Latin: Vaccinium vitis-idaea ‘Erntekrone’
Hardiness Zone: 2 – 7
Height: 8″ – 12″
Spread: 2′ – 3′
Bloom Time: Late Spring & Summer
Ripens: August & October (Weather Dependant)
Flower Colour: Pink-white, bell-shaped
Fruit Colour: Red
Foliage Colour: Dark green
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Requirements: Slightly Acidic (pH 4.8-6)
- Edible Fruit
- Ground cover
Special Considerations: Requires acidic soils for growth and fruit. Fruit set is improved by cross-pollination with another cultivar.
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