This Blueberry Bundle includes each of the following varieties each in 1 gallon containers:
Celebrated for its huge yields of delectable fruits as well as its excellent flavor and vigorous growth, the Mini Blues will leave you speechless!
Ochlockonee blueberry is one of the most useful cultivars to come out of the southeast for Pacific Northwest growers. Fruits are large, late ripening, high quality and very delicious and also hold up well in transit and storage. Plants are upright, very vigorous and easy to grow.
The latest ripening of any northern highbush blueberry, Elliott blueberry is an excellent choice for extending the harvest into September! Berries are quite large, up to 1/2″ diameter, and very firm making them an excellent choice for fresh markets as well as for preserves. Very disease resistant and productive.
Aurora is the latest ripening Highbush, offering northern growers an opportunity to extend the fresh fruit season. Our observations in the Pacific Northwest find Aurora to have extremely high yields.
Don’t forget Blueberry Plant Fertilizer! If you want lots of of juicy blueberries, it’s critical to keep your blueberry plants happy and healthy with the correct type of fertilizer. Down to Earth Acid Mix is the best organic fertilizer we have found. You will be pleased with abundant crops when you fertilize your Blueberry Bushes at least twice a year – once May and again in July.
Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Site and Soil: Blueberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, acidic soil. You can try our Acid Mix Fertilizer which is Specially Formulated for Blueberries.
Pollination Requirements: Blueberries are self-fertile but produce more when there is more than one variety. This bundle is perfect for cross pollination. Add Mason Bees to achieve maximum yields.
Hardiness: All the Blueberries in this Blueberry Bundle are hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting. It is best to remove blossoms for the first 2 years to promote faster growth
Size at Maturity: 5-6 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: May – August
Yield: 15-20 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Proper plant maintenance like watering, feeding, pruning, and clean-up will keep fungal and insect problems at bay. Scare birds away with Mylar Flash Tape or deter them by covering your plants with netting.
USDA Zone: 4