Southern High Bush Blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum 'Sharpblue')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 5-6 ft
Plant Spread: 5-6 ft
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Other: nearly evergreen in mild climates
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Pollinators: Various insects

Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Nov 2, 2012 10:26 PM

One of the best varieties for Southern regions, Sharpblue produces well in areas that receive only 200 hours of chilling

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