Blueray, Blueberry Plant

Blueberry

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Blueray, Blueberry Plant

Blueberry

The Blueray Blueberry produces an abundance of large, sweet and delicious blueberries and is one of the best mid-season pickers around! This variety is a very popular mid-season ripening cultivars for u-pick growers. Blueray is an old favorite that shows off its bright red wood in the winter.
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Product Details

Botanical Name

Vaccinium spp.

Categories

Fruit

Zones

4,5,6,7,8

Weight

1

Components

Growing Instructions

Learning Download: How to Grow Blueberries

Fresh blueberries are a summer staple in many gardener’s homes. Blueberries can be used for jams, making muffins or eating raw.

Before Planting: Soil pH should be between 4 and 5, as blueberries thrive in acidic soil. Prior to planting, prepare a mixture of two parts loam and one part moss, oak leaf mold, compost or aged sawdust.

Planting: Plant blueberry bushes as early in the spring as possible. Their root system is shallow, so be sure to plant in soil that holds moisture bu also drains well. Make sure its roots are spread out in the hole and then pack tightly with soil. Blueberries also can grow well in containers.

Watering: Blueberries require at least 1 to 2 inches of water per week.

Fertilizer: Apply fertilizer for the first time one month after planting, using 1/2 ounce of a 10-10-10 fertilizer applied about 6 inches form the crown of the plant.

Days to Maturity: Harvest blueberries in late July or early August. (See varieties for days to maturity)

Harvesting: Once berries turn blue, wait a few days and then pick them.

Tips: Blueberries are popular amongst birds, so add a protective cage around the plants.

Shipping Schedule

Blueberry plants will ship at the appropriate time for your planting zone. The chart below estimates when your blueberry plants will arrive. You will receive an email notifying you when your strawberry roots ship giving you a few days to prepare for planting.

This item’s size, weight, or shape may require an additional shipping surcharge based on the shipping location selected. Specific charges will be displayed during checkout. We are unable to take specific shipping dates at this time.

*This product is perishable and does not ship outside the United States.

Blueberry Plant Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONES SHIPPING BEGINS
8,9,10 March
6,7 March-April
3,4,5 April-May

 

 

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