Perpetua® Blueberry

Vaccinium x 'ORUS-61-1' PP #24,209

SKU
09739
Perpetua produces two crops of delicious blueberries! The first fruit will appear after the spring bloom in midsummer, then it reblooms in summer, providing a late season crop in the fall. The dark green leaves will turn to deep red and greens in the winter, making it a beautiful year-long addition to any landscape. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityUpright, vase-shaped habit reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring, and again in summer, producing two crops of fruit.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Gift Plant, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsMagnolia (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

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