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Huckleberry

Huckleberry Plants

There are two different kinds of huckleberries in America, belonging to either the Gaylussacia genus, or the Vaccinium genus. There are many varieties of huckleberry plants within each genus.

Grow Huckleberries

Huckleberries grow best in very acidic soil. Plant them in a sunny spot with direct sun. Huckleberry bushes can grow up to six feet high, so they can be used as a nice hedge.

Huckleberry Uses

Huckleberries are used for several desserts. You can make huckleberry pies, jams, muffins, and use them as tasty toppings for ice cream!

Huckleberry Facts

A fun fact is that huckleberries are one of the Grizzly bear's favorite foods, and they sometimes travel great distances to get to huckleberry bushes. Another fact is that huckleberries are commonly mistaken as blueberries. One difference is that huckleberries have pits.

Huckleberry Farms

It may be possible to find any huckleberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Huckleberry Stories

How Brewers Are Churning Out Tangy Sours Without The Hefty Price Tag
It sounds weird, but sours can be delicious — tart and earthy, and redolent of things like leather, fruit and wood. They're also very hard to make, requiring months or years of letting the beer gradually mature in the cellar. And all the while ... KOSU [ story ]

Bear that disrupted Flathead campground games to get to trash euthanized
“Lock up the garbage, put the pet foods inside and pick the fruit,” Wenum said. “I can't beg, borrow or plead enough for people to help out. We're getting into that time of year where bears will eat 20,000, 25,000, even 30,000 calories a day. If you ... The Missoulian [ story ]

Be gentle with huckleberries, Forest Service urges
The huckleberry was designated by the Idaho Legislature in 2000 as the official state fruit. Huckleberries freeze well and can provide a very healthy addition to your diet all year long. It is estimated that huckleberries grow at elevations between 2 ... The Spokesman Review (blog) [ story ]


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