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Top Hat Blueberry

Vaccinium x 'Top Hat'

SKU
03798
This compact, cold hardy dwarf shrub provides a show of plentiful white flowers followed by delicious, pea-sized light blue fruit. Foliage becomes bright red and orange before dropping in fall. Excellent for containers, creating a defined border or bonsai. Recommended chill: 1,000 to 1,200 hours. Deciduous.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationvak-SIN-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityCompact, dwarf habit 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Mountain Laurel (Kalmia); Bayberry (Myrica); Camellia (Camellia)

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: 3-7

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