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Lingonberry Bush 'Red Pearl'

Lingonberry Bush 'Red Pearl'

Price:  £12.00 12.0000 In Stock New

code: BLU101

Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Red Pearl'

Lingonberries (also known as cowberries or mountain cranberries) produce juicy tart red berries that are rich in vitamins and can be used for jams, juices and sauces.  The plants are evergreen and are perfect for rockeries, tubs and window boxes as they only reach a maximum height of 15-20cm (6-8 inches) and can be planted 30cm (12in) apart. They are heavier cropping than cranberries, extremely hardy and resistant to pests and diseases. The fruits usually ripen in two flushes – late July and late September.

Pollination: Self-fertile.

Plant size: 9cm pot.

Available for delivery: all year.


More Information

Apart from being fruitful, cranberry bushes have year round ornamental appeal with pretty pink flowers in the summer, dark red berries in the autumn and rich red evergreen foliage in the autumn and winter. Their trailing habit makes them perfect for rockeries, pots, window boxes and hanging baskets. Lingonberry bushes have a more upright habit but will only reach a maximum height of 15-20cm (6-8in) and can be spaced 30cm (12in) apart. Both these plants are acid loving and therefore make wonderful companions for pot grown blueberries (cranberries will spread along the top of the compost and hang down the sides). Cranberry and Lingonberry bushes are container grown and available for despatch throughout the year.


Delivery Information


Carriage & packing charges


Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £7.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.


Deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and addresses with the following postcode prefixes may incur surcharges:


AB31-38, AB40-56, HS, IV, KA27-28, KW, PA20-88, PH4-50, ZE, GY, JE, IM, BT


Please contact us for a quote to these destinations. We regret we are unable to deliver outside the British Isles.



Despatch Dates


We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information should only be used as a guide on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely.



Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes & hedging (bare root)


Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes and hedging will be despatched from late November until early May.  Orders placed before mid November will usually be despatched by mid December. Orders placed after mid November will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed. Orders placed from mid April onwards will be despatched within 14 days.



Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)


Pot grown fruit trees are available May to September and will be despatched within 28 days.


Cell grown raspberries are available from late May to mid July and will be despatched within 28 days.


Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and pot grown grapes, gooseberries and currants will be despatched within 28 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.  Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available.



Strawberry plants


Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from mid March to mid July. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability).



Asparagus crowns


Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will usually be despatched within 14 days.





Hardware will be despatched within 28 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.



Biological Controls (Natural Predators)


Natural Predators are despatched at the appropriate time for application (see product description for detailed information). When "in season" they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week by first class post.






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