Vaccinium macrocarpon

USDA Zones 3-9

You don't need a bog to grow American cranberries! Just make a well drained bed. Cranberries need an acid soil, and need to be well watered like their relatives, the blueberries. 

If temperatures dip below 10 degrees F, plants need a heavy mulch to protect next year's fruiting wood. Plant one foot apart in rows two feet apart. These varieties are heavy producers of 1/2-inch red cranberries.

The small profuse flowers are reddish pink, displayed against the reddish evergreen foliage. Cranberries are a beautiful, self-fertile ground cover.

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Fall Potted Plants

Fall Shipment works well for those of you on the West Coast.

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Fall Bulbs

Tulips and iris! Plant now and have a beautiful spring.

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Pre-order for Spring and Receive Free Bonus Plants!

All of our plants are available for shipment in the spring. Order before December 31, 2015, and pick out 20% in FREE bonus plants!

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Growing Info

We give you monthly growing tips, useful facts and information on how to use your Raintree Nursery plants!

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View or Order Our Latest Catalog

It is fun to thumb through the pages of the Raintree Nursery catalog, dog ear pages, and circle your favorite plants! We have also have it available for download as a PDF.

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Visit the Raintree Garden Center

Get fruit sooner by planting in the fall. At the Raintree Nursery Garden Center, in addition to the large selection of fall shippable potted plants, we have a good selection of too heavy to ship FRUIT TREES in plantable fiber pots. Click here to see what’s available at our garden center including the available fruit trees.

Garden Center Fall Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-4.