Southern High Bush Blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum 'Gulf Coast')

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 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 25, 2014 9:15 AM

One of the better low-chill commercial varieties. 150 chill hours requirement.

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