Lowbush Blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium

SKU
40706
Small, sweet blue fruit with a distinctive flavor is produced in mid to late summer. It's glossy foliage turns maroon-purple in the fall. Small, low growing 6" to 2' high plant produces berries in July and August. Can be used as a ground cover. Adapts to sandy soil. A great choice for eating, baking, sauces, jams & jellies and syrup.
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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring flowers produce early summer fruit.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorPurple
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Edible, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the growing season to maintain a deep, extensive root system. Benefits from partial afternoon sun in hot, dry summer areas. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing.

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