Seed Exchange - Upright 3-4' branched plants produce hundreds of ¾" purple-black berries in clusters. Best when picked after berries turn from glossy to dull black. Tasteless when raw and unsweetened; best used in mock blueberry pies and preserves. Use about 1 pound of berries to ½ cup of sugar for best flavor. Good for freezing and canning. 75-80 days from transplant.
Plants grow to 3-4 feet
Berries grow to ¾ inch
Tasteless when raw and unsweetened
Good for freezing and canning
75-80 days from transplant
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Thin seedlings when 2" tall and transplant into individual pots. Plant outdoors in rows 36" apart.
Start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost
Germinate 14 days
Plant 24" apart
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