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.
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Latin Name: Vaccinium hybrid
Site and Soil: Blueberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, acidic soil.
Pollination Requirements:Blueberries are partially self-fertile. Plant two varieties for greater fruit production.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 20° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Late July
Care: 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: 4-9