Spartan Early Season Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Spartan' (Northern Highbush)

SKU
03769
Exceptionally attractive and tasty fruit is often larger than a quarter in size with a tangy sweet flavor; ripens mid-July. Large, glossy-green foliage becomes orange and yellow in fall. Small white, bell-shaped flowers proceed the berries. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate-growing, uprught shrub 5 to 6 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureEdible, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide an acidic, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the growing season to maintain a deep, extensive root system. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing; feed with an acidic fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 7

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