They are usually grown for their dark berries.These berries are consumed raw. They can also be added to breakfasts, baked good, and yoghurt. They can also be made into jams. They are very popular all around the world. Cultivation of blueberry is very limited in India. It is native to North America.
It is expected that the commercial cultivation of blueberry will increase soon due to its health benefit. Blueberries have successfully started growing in India with correct cultivation practices. It belongs to Vaccinium genus.
Blueberries are very nutritious. They are the excellent source of antioxidant foods. They are very low in calories. They help in protecting against ageing and cancer.They can be grown in multiple climatic conditions. They grow best in warmer climates. They prefer soils which are highly acidic, fertile, aerated, moist and well-drained.