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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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6-8 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Suitable for forage
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees

Common names
  • Highbush Blueberry
Also sold as:
  • Blue Ray

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Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2018-10-12
Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 2014-10-19
Fall color
Location: Chippewa, PA
Date: 2015-06-01
Plant Events from our members
vbprog On May 1, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
First spring after planting last fall. Full of leaves - it survived!
vbprog On November 1, 2014 Winterized
Put a cage around them, some burlap and straw to help them get through the winter.
vbprog On October 25, 2014 Transplanted
vbprog On October 22, 2014 Obtained plant
Received from Degrandchamps
CharleyRed On August 8, 2021 Obtained plant
finally arrived!
CharleyRed On August 3, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
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