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Jelly Bean® Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-179' PP #24,662

Pronunciation: vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
SKU #08170
4-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features North American Native Selection, Edible, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Strawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)
CARE
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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