Jubilee Midseason Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jubilee' (Southern Highbush)
Pronunciation: vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
|Description||This early/midseason selection offers medium-sized, sky-blue, very sweet berries, with a moderately low chill requirement and good heat tolerance. Handsome blue-green foliage with bright red-orange fall color, on an upright, spreading form. Recommended winter chill: 500 hours. Plant with another midseason variety to improve yield. Semi-evergreen in mild climates.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Spring flowers, followed by summer fruit.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Edible, Compact Form, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Strawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)|
|Care||Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil; tolerates heavier soil than other varieties. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. In extremely hot, arid summer areas, shelter from harsh, reflected afternoon sun. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing.|
|Lore||Increase berry production with groupings of other mid-season varieties for cross-pollination.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9
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