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Vaccinium corymbosum Margaret

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

Hardy, semi-deciduous Blueberry with upright branches. Early-season fruiting that yields flavoursome, medium to large blue fruit at the beginning of Summer. It is a self pollinator, so you will not need more then one plant in order to get it productive but the best crop is achieved when there is cross-pollination. Attractive Autumn foliage with red and orange tones. Small white flowers in Spring. Great for containers or hedging. Grows approx. 1-2m tall x 1-2m 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, 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
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

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