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Description

Extra-large berries with extra-sweet taste! This abundant, mid-season producer will give you buckets of delicious, aromatic, light-blue berries that won’t crack. Pink blooms in spring. Scarlet foliage in fall. Also an ideal pollinator for most other varieties. Introduced in 1941. Cold-hardy. Ripens in July. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink, White
Fruit Color Blue
Fruit Size Extra Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest July
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 4.5 - 5.5
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 4 - 7

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 7
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your plant matures, it will be approximately 4 - 6' tall x 3 - 4' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 3 - 4' apart to ensure room for growth.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Related Assortments

This item is also available in these money saving assortments.

We bundle many of our popular products in assortments with other items that compliment each other. Plus, when you purchase an assortment, you save money compared to buying each item individually!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow blueberry plants in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

Estimated Delivery Date

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We work hard to make sure that your order arrives at the ideal time for planting in your location. That's why we only ship living products during certain times of the year. Order now and your credit card won't be charged until your climate is suitable for planting success and your order is shipped.

Shipping Restrictions

Agricultural regulations prohibit shipment of certain types of trees and plants. We do our best to provide a selection that gives everyone a chance to grow their own. This item cannot be shipped to all of GA, OR, and WA.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

Every order comes with our promise of satisfaction. If you aren't completely satisfied with your order, let us know within one year for a free one-time replacement or refund.

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
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Recommended by another grower.
Donna P on Apr 27, 2016
Already have some of these and am highly satisfied with them.
BETH S on Mar 27, 2016
Recommended by another grower.
Donna P on Apr 27, 2016
The size of the blueberries and the sweet taste.
Shawn M on Apr 15, 2016
Already have some of these and am highly satisfied with them.
BETH S on Mar 27, 2016
Have a very old one. Did very well. (30 yrs.)
KATHY S on Mar 22, 2016
recommended for Oklahoma by OSU cooperative Extension
SHERRY S on Mar 9, 2016
The size of the blueberries and the sweet taste.
Shawn M on Apr 15, 2016
Have a very old one. Did very well. (30 yrs.)
KATHY S on Mar 22, 2016
I planted two Blueray bushes this year and immediately any tender growth was eaten. They are both now hanging on by a thread. We cannot figure out what is eating them. Are birds known to eat young blueberry bushes? We planted two Spartan bushes and do not have the same issue.
Geoff P on May 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi Geoff,

Not sure what part of the country you are experiencing this problem, but slugs are known to eat tender plants here in the eastern part of the country and they do most of their damage at night. You can get out there after dark with a flashlight and see if this is your problem. On the west coast, snails might be the culprit and they also do their dirty work at night. Occasionally I have experience house finches eating tender shoots on my fruit trees, but since my blueberry bushes are all protected with bird screening, I haven't seen them do this with my blueberry bushes.

Hope this helps, good luck,
Art

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