Patriot Early Season Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot' (Northern Highbush)
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- Pat's Nursery, Inc.
7060 Hwy 17 Fleming Island FL 32003
8054 Philips Highway Jacksonville FL 32256
4040 Oldfield Crossing Dr. Jacksonville FL 32223
- Turner Ace Hardware-Marsh Landing
784 Marsh Landing Parkway Jacksonville Beach FL 32250
|Botanical Pronunciation||vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Very Wet Areas, Wildlife Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in very hot, dry climates. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing, and feed with an acidic fertilizer.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 7