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Farkleberry (Vaccinium Arboreum 3 yr bareroot plant) Wholesale at TN Nursery
The Farkleberry is one of the most known fruit plants that can be used in herbal medicines as well as a good fruit to eat. We are one of the America's most liked online suppliers of the ever-popular Farkleberry Vaccinium arboreum in America. Vaccinium arboreum is one of the most ubiquitous trees on the American landscape. Vaccinium arboreum or Sparkleberry or Farkleberry is a species of Vaccinium native to the southeastern United States from southern Virginia west to southeastern Missouri and south to Florida and eastern Texas and can be seen everywhere from urban shopping centers to suburban backyards and the rural countryside. Farkleberry is a shrub and rarely a small tree growing up to 3-5 m. The leaves are evergreen in the south of the range but deciduous further north where winters are colder and they are oval-elliptic with an acute apex 3-7 cm long and 2-4 cm broad with a smooth or very finely toothed margin. The flowers are white bell-shaped 3-4 mm diameter with a five-lobed corolla produced in racemes up to 5 cm long and The fruit is a round dry berry about 6 mm diameter green at first black when ripe edible but bitter and tough. An evergreen shrub or small tree called Vaccinium arboretum of the heath family with bell-shaped white flowers and round black berries found in the South U.S. Its root bark extract is generally used to treat diarrhea and Farkleberry bark is used for leather tanning and the wood for making tool handles as well.