Vaccinium x Patriot
(new stock expected: fall of 2022)
Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
The Patriot Blueberry offers the largest fruit of all the early season blueberries and thrives in an acidic soil with a low pH. With fruit that can easily grow to the size of a quarter, you'll be known for having the largest blueberries for miles. The Patriot Blueberry is ideal for fresh eating, baking, and preserving. Cold hardy and self-pollinating, the Patriot Blueberry is also resistant to root rot.
BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS
PATRIOT BLUEBERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: red to deep red
Berries: edible blue
Flavor: sweet, mild
Flowers: white, pink tinged
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts
Other Names: beaked hazel
Other Names: patriot highbush blueberry, patriot northern highbush blueberry
Tags: All Items, Fall Colour, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Nut Trees, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting