Blue Suede® Early Season Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'TH-682' PP #21,222 (Southern Highbush)
|Description||Delicate white flowers appear in spring, giving way to large edible fruit that ripens in early summer. Foliage turns a vibrant scarlet red in fall and winter. Self-fertile and low maintenance. A great choice for an ornamental shrub border, an edible garden, or a container specimen. Recommended chill: 500 - 550 hours. Semi-evergreen in mild climates.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Early spring flowers, followed by early summer fruit.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Care||Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an root system. In extremely hot, arid summer areas, best with some shelter from harsh, reflected afternoon sun. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10
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