This Blueberry Bundle includes the following
A classic and one of the earliest Blueberries to ripen,Duke Blueberry is simply one of our favorites, Duke bears good crops of sweet, firm, and tasty fruit. We like them so much, they often disappear before we can get them home. Reliable and very productive, one Duke plant can produce over 20 lbs. of berries. These powder-blue berries begin ripening in early July.
Bluecrop Blueberry Bush
One of the best all around varieties, Bluecrop Blueberry has large, sweet, flavorful, powder-blue berries that grow in large clusters and ripen over the course of a month in mid summer. Bluecrop is also prized for its beautiful, crimson red, fall foliage. Very similar to Baby Blues Highbush Blueberry
Perhaps the world’s largest blueberry, the Chandler blueberry is an outstanding selection from New Jersey that bears spectacular, cherry-size, delicious fruit. Chandler blueberries begin ripening in mid-summer and harvest extends over several weeks.
Pink Lemonade Blueberry
Spice up your garden and kitchen table with this new, spectacular variety of blueberries called Pink Lemonade Blueberry. Enjoy profuse, bell-shaped, pinkish-white flowers followed by striking, deep pink fruit in late summer. These unique, large berries are firm and flavorful, great for fresh eating, fruit salads and toppings. Pink Lemonade also features attractive, yellowish-orange, fall color. Truly one of the best tasting berries in the world with it’s profile of sweet blueberry lemonade.
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
Sunset Western Zone: 2-9, 14-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 32, 34-43