Bountiful Blue® Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'FLX-2' PP #19,381
Pronunciation: vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
|Description||An award winning variety with the bluest of foliage! Pink-blushed flowers produce a big crop of large, sweet, juicy berries on a compact, mounded shrub. Perfect for hedges or planting in large tubs. Self-fertile, though planting with another variety may increase yields. Needs only 150-200 winter chill hours. Semi-evergreen in mild climates.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Low Chill Requirement, North American Native Selection, Edible, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|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. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive 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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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.