Blueberries: $12.99 in 4" X 10" pots. (quarts)
5 gallon: $26.99
Northern Highbush - needs more chilling.
Bluecrop Midseason. No.1 variety, the standard of excellence.
Upright, vigorous bush. Very productive. Large, firm, flavorful fruit does not
drop or crack. Tolerates hot summers if soil is moist, acidic, and high in
humus. 800 hours. Self-fruitful.
Blueray Early - midseason. Best variety for hot climates. Large, firm
fruit, excellent flavor. Upright, vigorous bush, very productive. Blueberry
culture requires soil that is moist, acidic, and high in humus. 800 hours.
Pink Lemonade -
Pink Lemonade offers something unique in edible
fruits. White translucent berries mature to a luscious bright pink and taste
wonderfully sweet with a firm, clear texture. 'Pink Lemonade' will produce
farther south than many traditional blueberry cultivars. Berry color and flavor
will attract both gourmet cooks and those seeking a culinary novelty, however,
it is the beauty of the plant that will earn respect of gardeners everywhere.
Southern Highbush - needs less chilling.
Produces abundant clusters of large to very large
berries with tasty, balanced sweet flavor. Very productive and highly rated.
Self-fruitful. Estimated at 250 hours chill or less.
Jewel - High yields and large fruit.
Ripens early to mid-season. One of the leading varieties in California.
Misty - Midseason. In the west, Misty is quite vigorous, growing very well both on
the coast and in the inland heat. This excellent fruit does well in areas with
chilling as low as 150 hours and all areas with mild winters and hot summers.
O'Neal - (low
chill, tolerates heat). Large fruit is especially sweet and flavorful. Early
season. Soil must be acidic, high in humus. 5-6ft. bush. 200 hours.
Self-fruitful, but plant 2 varieties for biggest crops.
Sharpblue - Nearly evergreeen in mild
winter climates. Bares fruit nearly year-round. Vigorous plant to 6 ft.
Dime-size dark blue fruit. 200 hours.
Southmoon Mid to late season. Exceptional berries with
superb flavor. Florida native with vigorous, upright character. Performs well in
California both inland and coastal. Prefers light sandy soils. 500 hours.
Top Hat Lowbush, dwarf
variety, growing to 16-24 tall. Medium, firm, sweet, light blue berries that
last for several weeks. Good flavor. Completely covered with white, bell
shaped flowers for several weeks. Great fall color. Self-fruitful. Perfect
for growing in a pot on the patio or indoors in a sunny window. Hardy in
USDA Zones 3-8
Blueberries all do better with a pollenizer.
It's better to get two different plants if you are only getting two.
Always prune AFTER you harvest your fruit. They also like acidic soil. Use
peat moss or soil sulfur to lower the pH. Use Azalea type fertilizers or