Jelly Bean® Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-179' PP #24,662
|Description||Jelly Bean® has large, flavorful blueberries that taste like sweet homemade blueberry jelly. The foliage has unique, elongated green leaves with highlights of red in cooler climates. Try a mini-hedge along a pathway, in the landscape or in decorative patio containers. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Spring flowers followed by midsummer fruit.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches only 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Try accenting a pathway with a mini-hedge of Jelly Bean® or use it to set off larger shrub plantings in the landscape or in patio pots.|
|Companion Plants||Strawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)|
|Care||Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh, reflected afternoon sun in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Prune annually, removing dead or non-fruiting wood to promote dense growth and berry production. Recommended winter chill: 1,000 hours.|
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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.