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Thinleaf Huckleberry

$20.00

No need to climb the mountain, grow your own Huckleberries close to home! Wild Huckleberry, also known as Mountain Huckleberry or Thinleaf Huckleberry, has been cultivated, consumed, and enjoyed for thousands of years. Native to the woodland areas of western North America, it has a wide variety of habitats and thrives in many conditions. New leaves on the plant are red and turn into a vibrant shade of green as they mature. Produces purple-black fruits in the summer after yellow-pink blooms in the spring. The bushes are deciduous, and leaves turn a red-purple colour in the fall.

 

Available as: #01 Potted

 

Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pick up this spring!

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Plant Details

Latin: Vaccinium membranaceum

Hardiness Zone: 5 – 8

Height: 1′ – 3′

Spread: 1′ – 3′

Bloom Time: Spring

Ripens: July-August

Flower Colour: Yellow-pink, bell-shaped

Fruit Colour: Purple-black

Foliage Colour: Green

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Requirements: Slightly Acidic (pH 4.8-6)

Attributes:

  • Edible Fruit
  • Native Fruit
  • Self-pollinating
  • Fall foliage colour (Deep Red)

Special Considerations: Requires acidic soils for growth and fruit.

Spring Plant Reservation Policy

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We make it easier to grow your best garden!
What sets us apart from most nurseries, aside from our production growing experience with our products, is that we help you plan well in advance of the growing season by offering to reserve your plants for pickup or delivery in the spring! As a part of our Spring Plant Reservation program, you have the option to purchase in full or place a deposit on your order and pay the balance at pickup. Our SPR program has helped hundreds of customers secure their gardening desires since 2013!

RESERVATION:

We require a 50% minimum deposit to reserve your order. Orders may also be paid in full to reserve. Any outstanding balance is due at pick up or before shipping or delivery.

Orders will be reserved once a deposit or full payment has been received. Deposits (50% of order value) cannot be refunded after March 31st

Payment can be made by cheque, gift card, email money transfer or credit card. Please follow the instructions on your invoice.

To make your experience even faster and easier at pickup we ask that orders be paid in full by April 22. For mail orders, the deadline for final payment is April 8. You will receive a friendly email reminder of your upcoming payment before these deadlines.

ORDERING:

We strongly recommend ordering before April to secure your order. Orders are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities. We reserve the right to offer a substitution or refund if stock becomes unavailable. 

Some items are available to be purchased in bulk quantities. Please contact us for bulk orders.

Looking for something in particular that we don’t offer on the website? We are able to source different product sizes and cultivars for special orders.

DELIVERY & PICKUP:

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

Bare-root Perennials stock: Bare-root perennial stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Bare-root Tree Fruit stock: Bare-root tree fruit stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date. We are unable to ship bare-root trees at this time.

Potted Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup.

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson, Castlegar and Winlaw. $10 delivery fee. Dates TBA. Click here to learn more!

SHIPPING:

Some items may be available to ship via Canada Post. You will be able to select a shipping method at checkout if your order qualifies.

SPR shipments will be sent out according to our Shipping Policy.

For more information please read the full Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Bulk Orders

We strongly recommend placing bulk orders in December and early January. Some items may be available to order as late as April, however typically not the case. Orders are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities. We reserve the right to offer a substitution or refund if stock becomes unavailable. 

Crop  Per cultivar bulk counts Deadline to Order
Asparagus Crowns 100/bag January
Strawberry Crowns 250/bag January
Bare-root Brambles 25/bundle January
Bare-root Vines 25/bundle January
Bare-root Fruit Trees 5-10 January
Seed Potatoes 14kg/bag January
3″ Potted Fruit Stock 32 February
#1+ Potted Stock 50 February
Vegetable Transplants Please Contact February
Sweetpotato Slips 100 March

Please CONTACT US for a quote to place a bulk order before order deadlines for the best selection. You can also inquire after the deadline to see what is available.

Looking for something in particular that we don’t offer on the website? We are able to source different product sizes and cultivars for special orders.

Pickup & Delivery

PICKUP & DELIVERY:

Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up in May from the farm in Krestova or scheduled for a centralized delivery location. Please click here to see the dates and times.

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson, Castlegar and Winlaw. Click here to learn more!

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! If your order qualifies, we will contact you with available delivery date options. 

For more information please read the Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Shipping Policy

SHIPPING UNAVAILABLE FOR THIS ITEM

This item is for pick-up only and does NOT qualify for shipping via Canada Post. View our SHIPPING POLICY to learn more.

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DescriptionNo need to climb the mountain, grow your own Huckleberries close to home! Wild Huckleberry, also known as Mountain Huckleberry or Thinleaf Huckleberry, has been cultivated, consumed, and enjoyed for thousands of years. Native to the woodland areas of western North America, it has a wide variety of habitats and thrives in many conditions. New leaves on the plant are red and turn into a vibrant shade of green as they mature. Produces purple-black fruits in the summer after yellow-pink blooms in the spring. The bushes are deciduous, and leaves turn a red-purple colour in the fall.   Available as: #01 Potted   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pick up this spring!Large, deep blue-black berries; excellent for jams, jellies, pies and fresh eating; vigorous, semi-erect canes; can produce 10-15 pounds of berries per bush; ripens late August to September. Almost forgot to mention their best feature; Thornless!   Available as: #01 Potted Individual Plants   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pick up this spring!Consistent heavy producer of medium to large, light blue, very firm fruit with mild, tart flavour; late bloom periods avoid late spring frosts; fruiting season is from early July to early August; branches will droop to the ground when laden with fruit; fall foliage is orange-yellow; upright bush.   Available as: #01 Potted   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pick up this spring!High yielding blueberry for the Kootenays. Medium-sized fruits are dark blue and ripen around the same time as Duke. Excellent for fresh eating and processing. Plants are vigours and cold hardy. May require support wires due to heavy yields! Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in FULL for pickup this spring!Hang a basket with ‘Sapphire Cascade’ plant with your colorful annuals for beautiful and delicious combinations. Small, 18-24” cascading plants, are “what a delight” with clusters of sweet classic flavor blueberries. Fruits will cover the plants throughout the season, and the leaves will turn deep red and green in the winter months and deliver beautiful autumn fun decorations. It needs 450 chill hours to fruit.   Available as: 12" Hanging Basket   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pick up this spring!Finally back at Linden Lane! A stunning ornamental that bears delicious pink blueberries. This unique berry matures to a bright pink colour and offers a flavorful treat. The plant produces showy pink flowers in spring and gold and orange foliage in fall. Mid- to late-season. Developed in 1996. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late July to early August. Self-pollinating. Rabbiteye crossed to North Highbush.   Available as: #01 potted   Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in full for pick up this spring!
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