Misty Evergreen Blueberry
Misty Evergreen Blueberry is a perfect way to beautify your landscape. This attractive, semi-evergreen blueberry bush has striking, bright pink flowers in the spring, followed in July by sky blue, firm and flavorful berries.
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Latin Name: Vaccinium ashei
Site and Soil: Blueberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, acidic soil.
Pollination Requirements: Partially self-fertile. Plant two varieties for greater fruit production.
Hardiness: Hardy to 0° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Late July
Fruit Size: Medium-large
Care: Blueberries prefer acidic soil (pH 4.5-5.5). Fertilize in early spring with a granular or liquid acid fertilizer. In late winter prune out any dead branches. After harvest, prune non fruit-bearing branches, leaving new branches to fruit the following season.
Yield: 15-20 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Blueberries are not bothered by pests or diseases. Scare birds away with Mylar Flash Tape or deter them by covering your plants with netting.
USDA Zone: 5-10