EPPO Global Database

Vaccinium corymbosum(VACCO)

Code created in: 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  

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Vaccinium elliottii Chapman
Vaccinium formosum Andrews

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