Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Spartan')

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Northern Highbush Blueberry
Give a thumbs up Blueberry

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 5-6 ft
Plant Spread: 4-5 ft.
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
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

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Plant Events from our members
Meredith79 On May 23, 2015 Obtained plant
Have not seen this bloom and it has been planted just as long as Duke.
Meredith79 On May 21, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Exceptionally attractive and tasty fruit is often larger than a quarter in size with a tangy sweet flavor; ripens mid-July. Large, glossy-green foliage becomes orange and yellow in fall.
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