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Vaccinium corymbosum Bluecrop

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Vaccinium corymbosum Bluecrop Highbush Blueberry,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Upright

Hardy, deciduous Blueberry with upright branches. Mid-season fruiting that yields 6-9kgs of flavoursome, large pale-blue fruit, during the middle of Summer. It's a self pollinator, but for best production, plant more then one plant in order to get best results. Attractive Autumn foliage with red, orange and yellow tones. Fragrant small white flowers in Spring. Great for containers. Grows approx. 1m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Ericaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Orange, Red, Yellow
Flower Colour: Cream, Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Low