Plant Care Vaccinium Myrtillus

Vaccinium Myrtillus

Also known as

European Blueberry, European Blueberry, European blueberry, Common bilberry and Blue whortleberry


Vaccinium myrtillus

How to care for Vaccinium Myrtillus


How often to water your Vaccinium Myrtillus

Water needs for Vaccinium Myrtillus
0.5 cups
every 9

Vaccinium Myrtillus 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 Vaccinium Myrtillus

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 European Blueberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Vaccinium Myrtillus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Vaccinium Myrtillus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Vaccinium Myrtillus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Vaccinium Myrtillus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Vaccinium Myrtillus: 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 Vaccinium Myrtillus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Vaccinium Myrtillus

Vaccinium Myrtillus

Vaccinium Myrtillus

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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