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1A small sweet blue-black edible berry which grows in clusters on North American shrubs related to the bilberry.
- ‘Plums are the stars here as are blueberries, bilberries and blackberries.’
- ‘Fruits that have been singled out for particular anti-cancer properties include all types of berries such as blueberries, strawberries and raspberries.’
- ‘I have just finished cleaning up blueberries and apple sauce off the carpet in his room.’
- ‘Stuff your cooler with fruit in all the shades of a crayon box: strawberries, blueberries, oranges, kiwis, melons and avocados.’
- ‘Throw in blueberries, peaches, apples, raisins, figs, whatever you can cook.’
- ‘There is simply no way I'm giving up apples or peaches or blueberries forever.’
- ‘One could certainly prepare a tasty dinner from salmon, broccoli, sweet potatoes, and blueberries.’
- ‘For recovery, he mixes his own smoothies with soy milk, frozen blueberries, bananas, and strawberries.’
- ‘They canned lobsters, and also blueberries, which grow well in this area.’
- ‘Also eating lots of healthy fruit - pink grapefruit, blueberries, strawberries, cherries, etc.’
- ‘Sweet cherries, blueberries, and strawberries also contain anthocyanins.’
- ‘You can pick your own blueberries without growing them.’
- ‘Sweet wild blueberries are bursting with antioxidants, which mop up nasty free radicals.’
- ‘Mandarin oranges, blueberries, sliced mango or apple are other fruit choices that would work well.’
- ‘In the morning I'll wake up and read and, in about an hour, I have some blueberries, cantaloupe melon, pears or maybe some cereal with soya milk.’
- ‘If you can't find fresh berries, frozen blueberries work well too.’
- ‘For years, breakfast for me has been a smoothie made with an apple, a banana, blueberries and rice or soy milk.’
- ‘You could also add raspberries, loganberries, blueberries, tayberries and blackberries.’
- ‘A crisp spinach salad or sweet blueberries right out of the crate are perfect, she says.’
- ‘Her rolls and pies were only made with the freshest and sweetest blueberries available to her at any time, whenever she made them.’
2One of the dwarf shrubs that produces blueberries, some kinds being cultivated for their fruit or as ornamentals.
- ‘While you may have seen blueberries growing in partial shade in the wild, they'll produce more and bigger berries if they have full sun for at least six hours a day.’
- ‘Pine needles tend to increase the acidity of the soil so they work best around acid-loving plants such as rhododendrons and blueberries.’
- ‘Wild blueberries grown in Maine have been facing stiff import competition from those produced in Canada's eastern provinces.’
- ‘If possible, plant blueberries away from tree fruit.’
- ‘All are members of the large Ericaceae family, which also includes rhododendrons, azaleas, and blueberries.’
- ‘The same cultural practices may also be applied to blueberries, pieris, heather, holly and other plants that prefer acid, organic soils.’
- ‘Some popular small trees and shrubs with birds are: blueberries, elderberries, hollies, cherries, and dogwoods.’
- ‘The best fruits of lowbush blueberries are borne on the youngest stems, especially those growing directly from the ground.’
- ‘Shrubs - witch hazel, chokeberry, hydrangea, blueberry, sumac - added to the strange verisimilitude.’
- ‘Groundcover was comprised of dense blueberry and huckleberry or mountain laurel.’
- ‘Some ornamental plants and fruit plants like blueberries require an acidic soil.’
- ‘Two to four years after planting, blueberries will start to produce fruit.’
- ‘Common shrubs are farkleberry, lowbush blueberry, and maple-leaved viburnum.’
- ‘Since blueberries are grown on acid soils and the crown gall bacterium does not grow well in an acid situation, the disease is uncommon.’
- ‘At all three collection areas the habitat was a pine forest with an undergrowth of heather, blueberries, and ferns.’
- ‘In 20 years of raising cultivated, high-bush blueberries nothing like this had ever happened before.’
- ‘Scattered shrubs include two kinds of low-growing blueberries and the dwarf live oak, which is less than a foot tall.’
- ‘The shrub layer includes lowbush blueberry, black huckleberry, dangleberry, staggerbush, inkberry and sheep laurel.’
- ‘One of the first things planted on Pheasant Hill Farm were high bush blueberries.’
- ‘Iron deficiency is common on blueberries, rhododendrons, and pin oaks unless the soil is quite acidic.’
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