Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Vaccinium formosum.
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Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 5 - 8cm with a heel, August in a frame. Slow and difficult. Layering in late summer or early autumn. Another report says that spring is the best time to layer. Takes 18 months.Division of suckers in spring or early autumn.
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Often cultivated for its edible fruit, there are many named varieties. Spreading by means of suckers, plants often form small colonies. Dislikes root disturbance, plants are best grown in pots until being planted out in their permanent positions.Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.
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