Forest Service wants to boost huckleberries Albany Democrat Herald SWEET HOME — Huckleberries were an important part of the diets of native Americans … Opening the canopy will increase the amount of light for huckleberry … How to Plant Huckleberries | foreverplant.com The huckleberry plant, native to the United States, bares berry-like fruits that contain […]
The Path of the Huckleberry – eG Forums The ancient path of the huckleberry is covered by the foot-steps of generations of Native Americans. In late summer when the huckleberries came into their … Huckleberry Plant Identification | eHow.com Huckleberry plants flower from April until June. These small blooms are a pale yellow or pink […]
Easy to Grow Native Plants | Garden Guides Huckleberries have the reputation of being difficult to grow. … Most huckleberries grow in moist, acidic woodland soils that are rich in humus. … Huckleberries in My Garden: Update By Pip Gardner I think that’s all for now. I will try to have some pictures next time. […]
Growing Huckleberries in Florida Growing Huckleberries in Florida. I love huckleberry jam, but I only get a taste of this yummy fruit in December when I go to Idaho for vacation.
Following is an older post from 2005, but still has some interesting information: Wild huckleberry nearly tamed Not everyone thrilled about efforts to domesticate Idaho state fruit Betsy Z. Russell Idaho Spokesman-Review July 7, 2005 After a century without success, researchers say they are now within three to five years of domesticating the wild huckleberry […]
By Dr. Dan Barney, University of Idaho Commercial harvests of huckleberries and bilberries from the wild predate the nineteenth-century European settlers when these fruits were traded and bartered by Native Americans. By the late twentieth century, wildcrafted huckleberries had developed into a significant industry in the northwestern United States. Mountain huckleberry (Vaccinium membranaceum) is the […]
The following nursery list was given to the Huckleberry Association in 2009 when Dr. Barney’s research facility was closed. We can not guarentee that Dr. Barney’s plants are still sold at these locations! RainTree carries several western huckleberries, but not the Idaho/Montana variety, but good berries, none the less. Plants of the Wild, in eastern […]