Huckleberry, Garden

Solanum melanocerasum
$2.99 to $31.50
SKU: 0622A
  • Organic
  • Plants grow to 3-4 feet
  • Berries grow to ¾ inch
  • Tasteless when raw and unsweetened
  • Good for freezing and canning
  • 75-80 days from transplant

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(Solanum melanocerasum) Upright 3-4' branched plants produce hundreds of ¾" purple-black berries in clusters. Best when picked after berries turn from glossy to dull black. Tasteless when raw and unsweetened; best used in mock blueberry pies and preserves. Use about 1 pound of berries to ½ cup of sugar for best flavor. Good for freezing and canning. 75-80 days from transplant.

Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost

Germination: 14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Thin seedlings when 2" tall and transplant into individual pots. Plant outdoors in rows 36" apart.