Chippewa Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Chippewa'

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40708
Chippewa' has an upright habit and large fruits on a compact plant with exceptional cold-hardiness. Bears large quantities of firm sweet sky blue berries in early summer, preceded by small white urn-shaped flowers. Glossy dark green foliage turns a brilliant orange-red in fall. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityCompact shrub; slowly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 8

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