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Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Mountain Cranberry) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Mountain Cranberry(Vaccinium vitis-idaea) Herb in 1L Pot

Mountain Cranberry is an excellent self fertile ground covering plant growing to a height of 15cm with a low spreading habit.  It produces pink/white flowers in May/June which develop into masses of red berries which ripen in July and September. It is very attractive to bees. It prefers an ericaceous soil.

Herb Usage

The Mountain cranberry has many other common names including the lingonberry, cowberry, wolfberry and rock cranberry it belongs to the same family as blueberries and cranberries. The berries are excellent for culinary purposes such as Cranberry jelly and drinks. 

Buy Mountain Cranberry Online

Our potted mountain Cranberry herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and Sept.


Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Mountain Cranberry) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Well-drained Ericaceous soil
Colour of Flower Pink
Height 15cm
Spread Spreading
Latin name Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Mountain Cranberry'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - very cold winter
Culinary Edible Berries
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Autumn
Special Features Ground Cover
Type of Garden Herb