A low growing spreading plant which requires acidic peaty ground. It produces small red berries. Cranberries require acidic soil which does not dry out and will do well if planted underneath blueberry bushes. A cousin of the blueberry, the has long been recognised by Native Americans who used it to help people with urinary tract and bladder problems. Modern research has confirmed its ability to benefit women’s health. Cranberry is a storehouse of antioxidant phytochemicals which give this super berry one of the highest rankings of any fruit for its phenolic acid content.