Is a Blueberry Bush Evergreen?

Blueberry bushes originate from the Heath family (Ericaceae) and share the genus Vaccinium. The species, however, can have either deciduous shrub (highbush blueberry) or evergreen shrub (shiny blueberry) forms.

Keywords: blueberry bush, deciduous shrub, evergreen shrub

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