Latin name: Vaccinium ‘Polaris’
Location: vegetable garden
Origin: North America; developed in Minnesota
- 3-4 feet tall. Leaves turn crimson in fall
- early season with sweet, aromatic, medium size berries;
- companion to Northblue, Northsky or Chippewa
- require 800 to 1000 chill hours to set fruit.
Maintenance: Check PH; did not do well first year or two; circled with peat moss and blueberry fertilizer from NOFA 4/12/15.
Preparation: planted 10/2012
Sources: Black Forest Nursery Boscawen