Duke Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Duke'

SKU
40709
A late-blooming, early ripening selection that produces abundant, large, light blue berries in summer with a delicious, sweet-tangy flavor. Pinkish white flowers provide nectar for pollinators and branches provide shelter and nesting sites for birds.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring flowers produce early summer fruit.
Deciduous/ EvergreenSemi-evergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Edible, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 7

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