Patriot Early Season Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot' (Northern Highbush)

SKU
07374
Prized not only for its early crop of large, sweet blueberries, but also its profusion of pink-tinged white flowers. This multi-stemmed shrub has lovely yellow, bronze, and red fall color. An excellent hedge or landscape specimen. Recommended chill: 800 - 1000 hours. Deciduous.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Very Wet Areas, Wildlife Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEdible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater 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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 7

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 9

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