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Sunshine Blue Blueberry

Vaccinium x 'Sunshine Blue' (Southern Highbush)

Pronunciation: vak-SIN-ee-um
SKU #02174
5-10

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OVERVIEW
Description One of the best for mild-winter areas, a low-chill selection perfect for small gardens or large patio tubs. Blue-green foliage and showy pink to white flowers provide ornamental value, followed by an abundant crop of fruit. Self-fruiting, but yields best when planted with another variety. Recommended winter chill: 150 hours. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing, semi-dwarf shrub; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Low Chill Requirement, Edible, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Magnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica); Camellia (Camellia)
CARE
Care Provide rich, acidic, well-drained soil. Shelter from harsh, reflected afternoon sun in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Before new growth begins, prune off twiggy growth, leaving only main stems to prevent overbearing.

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.