Cricket Hill Garden
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'
Variety description: This late season cultivar produces crack resistant berries. Fruit ripens in July. Autumn foliage is yellow with distintive yellow stems. Mature shrubs have an upright 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