Cricket Hill Garden
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Elizabeth'
Variety description: This late season cultivar produces berries that are highly prized for their flavor. Fruit ripens in July. Mature shrubs have a spreading habit.
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: 2 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: late summer / early FALL 2021