TopHat Dwarf Blueberry
You’ll love this cute, very dwarf Blueberry in your yard or on your patio or deck. In the spring TopHat Dwarf Blueberry is covered with snowy white, bell-shaped flowers followed by large, firm and flavorful, powder blue berries. In the fall you’ll enjoy the fiery, crimson red foliage. TopHat grows to only 2 ft. in height, perfect for container growing.
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Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum x V. angustifolium
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 25° F. or below.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 18″-24″ in height
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: 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: 3-5 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: 4-8
Sunset Western Zone: A2, A3, 1-3
Sunset Northeast Zone: 34, 37-45