Where to get wild blue berries native to east Texas area.

GraceNmercy

I am getting ready to do a habitat enhancement project on about 33 acres of land in Frankston Texas. I'm planting loblolly pines and post oaks on some of the pasture areas, and several types of oaks, hickories, allegany chinkapin, and chestnuts that are about 95% american. There is a lot of beauty berries and other brouse cover for wildlife, but I would also like to pant about two varieties of native blue berry along the creek bottoms or in some of the pine flats. Does anyone know where to get native rabbit eye and highbush blue berries? These are the two Texas natives that I know of.

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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Can't speak from experience, but google came up with some links to vendors. Even though I was looking for the rabbit eye, some of the vendors in the first page have hits for the southern highbush as well.

Searching on the botanical name can help greatly with results.

FataMorgana

Here is a link that might be useful: google results

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helmore55

I just gathered some chinquapin nuts from the New Waverly area. Have you had any luck planting chinquapin a from seeds?

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bostedo(8a tx-bp-dfw)

Bob Wells Nursery carries at least a couple named rabbit eye cultivars. Have not used them myself, but recommended by some Dallas berry growers.

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