Plant Care Lowbush blueberry

Lowbush blueberry

About Lowbush blueberry

Lowbush blueberry is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Lowbush blueberry likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Lowbush blueberry belongs to the vaccinium genus, and is native to Northeastern North America.


Vaccinium angustifolium

Also known as

Jelly Bean & Pink Icing

How to care for Lowbush blueberry


How often to water your Lowbush blueberry

Water needs for Lowbush blueberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Lowbush blueberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Lowbush blueberry

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Lowbush blueberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lowbush blueberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lowbush blueberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Lowbush blueberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lowbush blueberry in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Lowbush blueberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lowbush blueberry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lowbush blueberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Lowbush blueberry is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Lowbush blueberry

Lowbush blueberry

Lowbush blueberry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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