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Vaccinium corymbosum Margaret

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Vaccinium corymbosum Margaret

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Wantirna
C5, A8 Shade, Indoors
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Wantirna
C5, A8 Shade, Indoors
Size: 14cm
Available: 34
$/Unit (EX GST): $9.45 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $10.40 inc GST
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

Description:
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: 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

Characteristics
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
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