Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'
|Description||Moderate growing shrub with large, light blue berries. Self-pollinating high yields that are generally crack and disease resistant. Ripens mid-season. Beautiful red fall foliage and red stems. Flowers provide nectar for pollinators and branches provide shelter and nesting sites for birds. Semi-evergreen.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 5 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Edible, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Magnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Flowering Currant (Ribes); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)|
|Care||Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in very hot, dry climates. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing, and feed with an acidic fertilizer.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.