Blueberries bushes typically bear fruit from May to August depending on local conditions.
A great source of Vitamins A & C, Potassium, Iron, Fiber, Calcium and Zinc.
Blueberries are perennial flowering plants native to North America.
The leaves of blueberry bushes are typically deciduous with bell-shaped white flowers.
Blueberries strengthen blood vessels, enhance memory and improve vision.
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The USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging in Boston has developed an assay called ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity), which qualifies the antioxidant capacity of foods. Fresh blueberries have a high level of ORAC, 2400 per 100 grams. (As a comparison, five servings of some fruits and vegetables in a typical American diet score around 1600.)
Courtesy of: U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council