Northsky Dwarf Blueberry
Northsky Dwarf Bluberry is the hardiest variety that we offer and can withstand temperatures up to minus 45° F!! This dense, 2 ft. tall by 3 ft. wide bush produces delicious, wild-flavored berries which ripen in mid season and are great for fresh eating and baking. Northsky is also an attractive ornamental and features brilliant red fall color.
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Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum x V. angustifolium
Site and Soil: Blueberry bushes 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 minus 45° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3 ft.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: July
Fruit Size: Small
Yield: 3-5 lbs.
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.
Pests & Diseases: Northsky Blueberry bushes 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: 2 – 8