Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jubilee' (Southern Highbush)Item #3448 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
This selection performs well in heavier soils through summer heat, and is resilient to winter cold spells. Medium to large, sky-blue, very sweet fruit ripens over a two to three week period late in the season. Handsome blue-green foliage has bright yellow-orange fall color. Nearly evergreen in mild climates. Recommended winter chill: 500 hours.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Upright, compact growth, 4 to 5 ft. tall.Special features:Edible, Low Chill Requirement, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Urban PollutionFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteCompanion PlantsStrawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)
- CareCare InformationProvide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water regularly to maintain a deep, extensive root system. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in hot, dry climates. Before new growth begins in spring, prune excess twiggy growth to prevent overbearing. Feed with a balanced fertilizer.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.