Vaccinium x 'ORUS-61-1' PP #24,209
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Upright, vase-shaped habit reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring, and again in summer, producing two crops of fruit.|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Azalea & Camellia Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Magnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Flowering Currant (Ribes); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica)|
Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in very hot, arid climates. Water deeply and regularly. Before new growth begins in early spring feed with an acidic fertilizer, and prune away dead or non-fruiting wood to promote growth and berry production. Recommended winter chill: 1,000 hours.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8