North Country Early Season Blueberry

Vaccinium x 'Northcountry' (Half-high)

SKU
07369
A large early-season crop of delicious blueberries follow the profusion of showy pink-tinged white flowers. Fall foliage is a colorful combination of yellow, bronze, orange and red. An excellent hedge or specimen. Deciduous.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityModerate growth to just 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide.
Bloom TimeBell-shaped flowers in late spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Edible, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica); Camellia (Camellia)

Thrives in enriched, acidic soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Before new growth begins in spring, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing; feed with a balanced fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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