Brunswick Lowbush Blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium 'Brunswick'

Flavorful sky blue berries ripen in mid to late summer, backed by handsome blue-green foliage turns bronze, scarlet and crimson in fall. Adapts to dry, acidic, sandy and nutrient poor soils. This small shrub works as a ground cover, reaching only 6 inches tall. Fruit is good for fresh eating and baking, or for preserving into jams jellies and syrup.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 1-2 ft. tall and 1-4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring flowers produce early summer fruit.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in rich, acidic, well-drained soil, but highly adaptable. Water regularly during the growing season to maintain a deep, extensive root system. Benefits from partial afternoon sun in hot, dry summer areas. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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