EPPO Global Database

Vaccinium corymbosum(VACCO)

Last modification: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VACCO
  • Preferred name: Vaccinium corymbosum
  • Authority: Linnaeus


North America. Cultivated for its fruits (blueberries) on a large scale in North America. There is limited commercial production in Europe, but the species is sold for use in private gardens. The potential for naturalization appears to be low  

Common names
Name Language
brusnice chocholičnatá Czech
Amerikansk blåbær Danish
amerikanische Strauchheidelbeere German
großfrüchtige Heidelbeere German
high-bush blueberry English
highbush blueberry English (US)
swamp blueberry English (US)
uvilla azul Spanish
airelle à corymbes French
uchmaniyot Hebrew
אֻכְמָנִיּוֹת Hebrew
kultivirana borovnica Croatian
kék áfonya Hungarian
ブルーべリー Japanese
burûberii Japanese
trosbosbes Dutch
trosveenbes Dutch
borówka amerykańska Polish
borówka wysoka Polish
čučoriedka chocholíkatá Slovak