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Cranberries Gardening Guide

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Welcome to the tart and tasty world of cranberries! Cranberries are an all-American plant. Native to North America, these tart, bright berries have been a satisfying source of fruit for thousands of years. You can grow your own cranberries at home, without…  READ MORE right arrow
Cranberries have a special place in the American palate. They seem to be most popular for cranberry sauce, cranberry juice cocktail, and cranberry muffins. But there’s so much more to cranberries than that. The cranberry is a perennial plant that sports low-growing, trailing, woody vines that…  READ MORE right arrow
Ripe cranberries in a bowl


USDA Hardiness Map
Cranberries are unique plants that have specific growing requirements and are typically grown in certain regions known for their acidic, bog-like conditions. They are best suited for USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 2 to 7.  READ MORE right arrow
Fresh cranberries
There are actually several types of cranberries, but only two types that you’re likely to see in North America: true cranberries, or lowbush cranberries, which are the cranberries you’re used to seeing at the market; and highbush cranberries, which aren’t true cranberries, although they do resemble cranberries in both…  READ MORE right arrow
Gardener planting cranberry seedling
You can grow cranberries from seeds, cuttings, or seedlings, but it depends on your level of patience. Are you prepared to wait up to four years while your cranberry vines establish themselves? Growing cranberries from seed will require a lot of waiting. For the not-so-patient gardener, we…  READ MORE right arrow

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