Red huckleberries are edible and widely used today
for pies, jams, jellies, and are frozen or canned. A
wine can be made from the fruit. Red huckleberries
are quite tart, so some people prefer the blue
huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum). The berries can be
dried, mashed, or pressed for juice. The leaves can
be used fresh or dried to make tea. Red huckleberry
makes an attractive and versatile ornamental.
Sometimes, the branches are used for floral
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