The berry fruit belongs to the heather family. There are both wild and cultivated varieties of blueberry. Die Bezeichnungen Heidelbeere und Blaubeere werden synonym verwendet sowohl für wilde Heidelbeeren als auch für Kulturheidelbeeren. There are both wild and cultivated varieties of blueberry. In North America it is also referred to as huckleberry or bilberry. Cultivated blueberries are dark blue, round and have colourless flesh.
Blueberries – Fresh from Pfalzmarkt
Cultivation & harvest
A sunny and sheltered location proves to be the optimal condition for a bountiful harvest of blueberries. In addition, the soil substrate should be loose, permeable and fresh-moist. The ideal time for planting blueberry bushes is in spring. The berry fruit is harvested from June.
Blueberries are good for eating raw as well as for making into compote, jam, juice or even wine. This berry fruit is a real vitamin bomb and also possesses anti-inflammatory properties.
Fresh blueberries can be stored in the fridge immediately after harvesting for up to two weeks. Fresh blueberries can be stored in the fridge immediately after harvesting for up to two weeks. Damaged fruit goes off quickly.