Feast your eyes on Toro’s spectacular clusters of huge, sweet and delectable, sky-blue berries. Toro 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.
Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Site and Soil: Blueberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, acidic soil.
Pollination Requirements: Blueberries are self-fertile. Plant two varieties for greater fruit production.
Hardiness: Toro is 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
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: 4
Sunset Western Zone: 2-9, 14-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 32, 34-43