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Bushel and Berry™ Perpetua™ Blueberry

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Item #136410. Ships in a 1 Quart Pot.

Description

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Fruits on new growth! Most blueberries fruit on mature wood in summer, but the unique nature of this variety yields an additional fall crop. Combined with dark green, glossy leaves, this plant is an attractive edible-ornamental addition to your landscape. Matures to a short vase shape. Cold-hardy. Ripens in Early July and fall crop ripens in October. Self-pollinating. May be covered by patent (U.S.P.P. #24209). ORUS-61-1 cultivar

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Blue
Fruit Size Small
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Early July To October
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 4.5 - 5.5
Taste Mild, Sweet
Texture Firm, Juicy
Years to Bear 1 - 2
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
My Hardiness Zone ?
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 - 5' 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!

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

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Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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Questions & Answers

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How does the taste of Bushel and Berry TM taste compared to Sweetheart Blueberries?
Pam M on Feb 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Sweetheart blueberries, are sweet, juicy and firm; Perpetua is a little less sweet, with a milder flavor.
I am planning an edible hedge / foundation planting using the eye catching appeal and habitat value of blueberries. WHAT SIZE is the BUSHEL & BERRY PERPETUA?
-- Ellie Rusling, Rochester GC
Ellie - ROC on Feb 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Petpetua will grow to be 4-5' tall and 3-4' wide. Hope that helps with your planning! Be sure you located the bushes in slightly acidic soil (pH of 4.5 to 5.5) or amend the soil before you plant. It is well worth doing ... you will be rewarded with many more blueberries.
What is the fall colour?
Wayne W on Feb 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The grower says the leaves turn a deep red and green in the fall/winter.

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