Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum Bountiful Blue®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Bountiful Blue®
Cultivar name: 'FLX-2'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 3-4 ft.
Plant Spread: 3-4 ft.
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Deciduous
Other: Semi-evergreen in warm climates.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Suitable for forage
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: P.P.# 19,381

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Location: Vista, CADate: March
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Comments:
Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Nov 2, 2012 10:01 PM

Self fertile; for a more prolific harvest, plant a pollenizer nearby. Requires only 150-200 chill hours.

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