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Prostrate Edible Shrubs & Bamboos 0-15cm (0-6in) for Temperate Food Forests

Rated 3, 4 or 5 out of 5 for edibility

Plant

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Bearberry

Evergreen
Height H: 0.1m or 1ft
Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8
Light Sun, Semi-shade, Shade
Moisture Moist

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Plant

Gaultheria hispidula

Creeping Snowberry

Evergreen
Height H: 0.1m or 1ft
Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9
Light Semi-shade
Moisture Moist or wet

Gaultheria hispidula
Plant

Mitchella repens

Partridge Berry

Evergreen
Height H: 0.1m or 1ft
Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9
Light Sun, Semi-shade
Moisture Moist

Mitchella repens
Plant

Vaccinium crassifolium

Creeping Blueberry

Evergreen
Height H: 0.1m or 1ft
Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9
Light Sun, Semi-shade
Moisture Moist

Vaccinium crassifolium
Plant

Vaccinium oxycoccos

Small Cranberry

Evergreen
Height H: 0.1m or 1ft
Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9
Light Sun, Semi-shade
Moisture Moist or wet

Vaccinium oxycoccos

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