Cricket Hill Garden

Vaccinium, 'Blue Ray' blueberry

$ 30

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Blue Ray'

Variety description: This mid-season cultivar produces large, crack resistant berries with excellent flavor. Fruit ripens mid-June to early July. Glossy green foliage turns red in autumn, and red stems provide some color in the garden over winter. 

Site requirements: Blueberries prefer acidic soil for the best yields. Full sun to partial afternoon shade. Requires moist soil.

Size at maturity: 6-8' in height

Pollination: Self-Fertile. However, planting multiple bushes will increase yield and size of berries.

Pests and diseases: Birds relish blueberries and will strip shrubs clean if they are not netted.

Hardiness: Will grow in USDA zones 5-8.

Plant size: 1.5 gallon pot with a well developed root system. Will likely produce fruit the second season in the ground if given good care. 

When we ship:  Winter/Spring 2023 

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