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Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'

Produces a consistent high yield of large fruits with excellent color, firmness, and flavor.

1) Space plants 4 feet apart in rows that are 10 feet apart. Dig a hole two times the width of the root ball in good loose garden soil with a pH of 4.5 to 5.5 amending if necessary.
2) Remove plant from packaging and lightly loosen the bottom of the root ball to release the roots as you set it in place in the hole.
3) Keep the top of the root ball even with soil surface and fill in around the roots. Lightly tamp dirt around your newly planted blueberry.
4) Water well and add additional soil if necessary and water again.
5) Extremely hardy plants, once established will produce a crop for many years.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Harvest summer

Mature Height:

48-60 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-7 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 55-65° F in high light to promote new root growth. Keep soil evenly moist, never completely dry. Provide good air circulation and keep leaves dry to avoid disease. Do not fertilize for 4-6 weeks to avoid burning the roots.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Presoak 2 hours prior to planting in well draining soil with a 4.5-5.5 pH level. Match soil line on stem and spread roots down through the pot. Once planted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide. Shear lightly to increase branching.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in moist, humus-rich, acidic soil in full sun.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.