Feast your eyes on Toro’s spectacular clusters of huge, sweet and delectable, sky-blue berries. Toro Blueberry is a great addition to your garden or yard. This beautiful compact shrub has bronze-colored spring foliage, hot pink flowers and fiery, bright red, fall foliage.
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Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum
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 minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height and spread.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Late July
Fruit Size: 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 significant pest or disease problems. Scare birds away with Mylar Flash Tape or deter them by covering your plants with netting.
USDA Zone: 3-8