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Blueberry

9.95

2ltr pot

1m ht x 1m sp

Plant using an ericaceous compost

This is an upright, rounded, deciduous shrub with ovate to broadly elliptic, mid- to yellow-green leaves turning shades of orange and red in autumn and raceme-like clusters of urn-shaped, white to pale yellow flowers in late spring and early summer. Flowers are followed by edible, dark blue fruit.

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Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Rounded, Upright

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Red in Autumn

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific diseases

Foot and root rot

General care

Pruning

Prune when dormant, preferably in late winter. Mature blueberry bushes should have approximately one-third old stems, one-third middle-aged stems, and one-third young stems.

Propagation methods

Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings

Vaccinium  (blueberry) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, acid soil in full sun or partial shade. Fruiting is best in sun. Needs shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Rounded, Upright

Flower

Pink in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Red in Autumn

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific diseases

Foot and root rot

General care

Pruning

Prune when dormant, preferably in late winter. Mature blueberry bushes should have approximately one-third old stems, one-third middle-aged stems, and one-third young stems.

Propagation methods

Semi-ripe cuttings, Softwood cuttings

Vaccinium  (blueberry) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, acid soil in full sun or partial shade. Fruiting is best in sun. Needs shelter from cold, drying winds.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West