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Patriot Early Season Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot' (Northern Highbush)

Pronunciation: vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sum
SKU #07374
3-7

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 5 to 8 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Vase-Shaped
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Dark Green
Companion Plants Magnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Flowering Currant (Ribes); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)
CARE
Care 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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