Vaccinium corymbosum 'Duke'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring flowers produce early summer fruit.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Edible, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Strawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)|
Provide an acidic, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the growing season to maintain a deep, extensive root system. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing; feed with an acidic fertilizer.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7