Pink Icing® Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-079' PP #23,336
|Description||Pink Icing™ has breathtaking foliage colors and large, robust flavored berries. Spring foliage has many shades of pink mixed with blue and deep greens, and turns a stunning iridescent turquoise blue in winter. Plant this variety in decorative patio pots or in the landscape for year-round color and beauty. Semi-evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Spring, followed by midsummer fruit.|
|Mature Size||Mounded, slightly spreading form; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Edible, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Impressive planted en masse as a low hedge or foundation planting. A superb background companion to Peach Sorbet™ Blueberry for varying heights of foliage color.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Flowering Currant (Ribes); Strawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Bayberry (Myrica)|
|Care||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: 500 hours.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.