Jubilee Midseason Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jubilee' (Southern Highbush)

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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
LoreIncrease berry production with groupings of other mid-season varieties for cross-pollination.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring flowers, followed by summer fruit.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Spreading, Upright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEdible, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsStrawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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