Plant Care European Blueberry

European Blueberry

About European Blueberry

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

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


Vaccinium myrtillus

Also known as

European blueberry, Common bilberry and Blue whortleberry

How to care for European Blueberry


How often to water your European Blueberry

Water needs for European Blueberry
0.5 cups
every 9

European Blueberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.

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 European Blueberry

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for European Blueberry in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

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Finding light for European Blueberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Blueberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

European Blueberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.

European Blueberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize European Blueberry

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

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Care Summary for European Blueberry

European Blueberry

European Blueberry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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