O'Neal Early Season Blueberry
Vaccinium x 'O'Neal' (Southern Highbush)
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; rounded, spreading form reaches 5 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring flowers, followed by summer fruit.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Fall Color, Low Chill Requirement, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an root system. In extremely hot, arid summer areas, best with some 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