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Veliyath Gardens

Cranberry Fruit Plant (Vaccinium subg. Oxycoccus)

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Plant type

Common Name: Bog cranberry, Swamp cranberry, Cranberry

Botanical Name: Vaccinium subg. Oxycoccus

General Information:

A small evergreen shrub from the Ericaceae family.

Cultivated in central and northern Europe, United States, Canada, and Chile.

Cranberries are rarely eaten raw due to their sharp and sour taste.

Typically consumed as juice, often sweetened and blended with other fruit juices.

Requires 3 months of chilly winter weather (1 to 7°C) for flower set and spring fruiting.

Nutritional and Health Benefits:

Considered a superfood for its high nutrient and antioxidant content.

Linked to a lower risk of urinary tract infection (UTI).

Associated with the prevention of certain types of cancer.

Supports improved immune function.

Potentially contributes to decreased blood pressure.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate