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Pink Icing® Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-079' PP #23,336

Pronunciation: vak-SIN-ee-um kor-rim-BOW-sumum
SKU #08485
5-10

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Showy Fruit, Edible, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Flowering Currant (Ribes); Strawberry (Fragaria); Raspberry (Rubus); Bayberry (Myrica)
CARE
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.

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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.