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Vaccinium corymbosum Bluecrop

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C5, A8, Indoor
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C5, A8, Indoor
Size: 14cm
Available: 55
$/Unit (EX GST): $9.45 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $10.40 inc GST
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: Performs best in full sun and a acidic well-drained soil. Water regularly during the growing season. Feed in early Spring with a acidic fertiliser. Before fresh growth appears cut off any twiggy branches, leaving main stems only. Harvest fruit once it has ripened on shrub. Place a net over shrub to protect fruit from birds.

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: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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