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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