Thread: Lingonberries
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Old 08-19-2012, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by kfander View Post
I'm not familiar with them, but they are hardy to Zone 3. The berries look similar, only the lingonberries are redder, I think.

The taste is unique, and also unique to the variety. I planted five varieties but didn't pay attention to which was which. The taste is similar to a cranberry, which would make sense, since they are related, but a bit sweeter when eating them raw and fresh than I can remember the couple of times that I've eaten cranberries off the bush. Cranberries are too tart for most people, unsweetened, and the same may be true of lingonberries, although they are somewhat sweeter than cranberries.
Thanks! Sounds good. My other variety was Red Pearl and one of them has since died
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