Northcountry Half-High Blueberry
Northcountry Half-High Blueberry is a medium sized berry with a pleasant aroma and sweet flavor. This hardy blueberry is capable of withstanding harsh conditions and is a reliable producer for commercial production.
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Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Site and Soil: Blueberries prefer full sun, well-drained, acidic soil.
Pollination Requirements: Partially self-fertile. Plant two varieties for greater fruit production.
Hardiness: Hardy to -35° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 1.5 – 2 ft tall by 3 ft wide. Upright and robust growth habit.
Bloom Time: March-April
Ripening Time: July
Fruit Size: Medium
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: 2-7 lbs
USDA Zone: 3-7