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Description

A hearty, healthy blueberry. Enjoy abundant crops of large, light-blue berries. Plant has ornamental appeal in the landscape with its tall, attractive shape. Resists cracking. Developed in 1916 and introduced in 1928. Cold-hardy. Ripens in August. Self-pollinating, but will yield larger crops if pollinated with Bluecrop or Earliblue.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink, White
Fruit Color Blue
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Self-Pollinating
Ripens/Harvest August
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
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 6 - 7' tall x 5 - 6' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these plants 5 - 6' apart to ensure room for growth.

Pollination

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. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best results.

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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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
month fruit ripens (trying to extend season from May thru August)
ROBIN-LYNN M on Oct 20, 2020
Self pollinating
" " on Jul 3, 2020
month fruit ripens (trying to extend season from May thru August)
ROBIN-LYNN M on Oct 20, 2020
A friend recommended it.
Doreen D on Jul 22, 2020
Self pollinating
" " on Jul 3, 2020
Ive had them in the past they are outstanding berries
Linda S on Jun 26, 2020
youtube video of some amazing looking Jersey berries
Joshua P on Jun 11, 2020
Found a pollination partner
Jack R on May 26, 2020
I grow them.
Robert P G on May 15, 2020
I chose Jersey because I needed a variety that would pollinate at the same time as Earliblue and Bluecrop.
LEE SCHROEDER T on May 14, 2020
want to extend crop to the fall
ROBIN-LYNN M on May 3, 2020
Because ... I need it threee different ones
Leon M on May 1, 2020
Have had them before an we???re very good
Ernest B on Apr 23, 2020
Same as # 1
Keith M on Apr 19, 2020
I have clay soil so I???m hoping that it will adapt well
Jacotte M on Apr 15, 2020
I CHOSE THIS TO ADD VARIETY TO THE RIPENING DATES
Richard P on Apr 14, 2020
I ordered these from you previously and enjoyed them.
Brian E on Apr 4, 2020
Wanted something to extend our season and this is supposed to ripen in August.
Karen A on Mar 31, 2020
goes with other blueberry bush ordered
Margaret B on Mar 21, 2020
Wonderful blueberry! Great flavor, very large berries. We have had one for many years and want another!
Janet G on Feb 21, 2020
Love blueberries
Sophie on Feb 20, 2020
I chose this because of the growing zone and height/size of mature plants.
teresa c on Nov 5, 2019
Took a chance that this variety would fit well with my climate and would be flavorful and sweet.
Stanley M on Oct 25, 2019
They are large blueberries,
Michelle S on Oct 11, 2019
I order three different blueberry plants so that I can get fresh berries in June, July, and August.
Susan S on Jul 24, 2019
Need variety as I have several other plants, good reviews.
ISA C on Jul 5, 2019
I live in a northern climate.
KIMBERLY P on Apr 26, 2019
I chose each bush because they are compatible with each other and will giving me the longest growing season with an early, mid and late variety.
Debra Q on Apr 20, 2019
A friend told me they were very sweet and late bearing which was just what I wanted. Adding to my other 8 mature blueberry plants
Craig S on Mar 17, 2019
For cross pollination
Carla S on Mar 2, 2019
Info looked good.
Paul E on Feb 25, 2019
My grandparents planted them decades ago. I love them.
Patricia J G on Jun 24, 2018
Late crop. For my blueberries, I have less bird problems late than early.
LARRY W on Apr 28, 2017
This will go well with the Bluecrop I already have.
Sarah R on Mar 25, 2017
I came from NJ and there always were a good blueberry
Patricia A C on Mar 6, 2017
I LOVE blueberries and eat so many of them. However, organic blueberries are so expensive. By investing in the bushes I will save a lot of money over the live of the bushes. By growing my own I know my blueberries will be organic. I also love the way the bushes look in the landscape in all seasons, so they increase the value of my home. They are an easy care nutritious perennial addition to my yard.
Jennifer K on Feb 18, 2017
I got a handful of blueberries the very first year. I am excited to see what this season brings
KAREN J on Jan 30, 2017
For my Alaskan climate and the production
Linda W on May 26, 2016
neighbor recommended
Kevin C on May 9, 2016
We have had GREAT success with our Jersey Blueberry that we purchased a couple years ago.
Carissa T on Mar 4, 2016
A friend recommended it.
Doreen D on Jul 22, 2020
Ive had them in the past they are outstanding berries
Linda S on Jun 26, 2020
Can I plant a jersey and a darrow next to each other and what is the minimal spacing I need for just 1 plant of each?
Corinn C on May 13, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You can absolutely plant these next to one another - they should be spaced 5-6' apart.
will the one gallon plant bloom this year? thank you.
anne b on May 2, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The one gallon blueberry plants did not bloom the first year. The stress of the transplanting kept them from blooming the first year. Although they did get quite established the first year and grew nicely, lots of leaves and stem growth, no flowers or fruit production happened.

They should bloom the second year, although mine did not because rabbits got to them and ate most of the years growth. This is the third summer and they are now flowering.
Would pink lemonade and jersey blue make good planting partners for pollination?
K J on Jul 12, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. Yes those two are great tasting and will work well together for pollination.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
How old are the Jersey blueberries in 4??? pots?
Maria W on May 16, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. The age and size information for our blueberries is as follows: 4??? pot: 6-12 months old and 4??? tall; Small gallon container: 2 years old and 12??? tall. Our blueberries will typically take 2-3 years after planting to reach maturity and bear fruit.
does in come bareroot?
Arkam b on Mar 14, 2020
BEST ANSWER: It arrives normally in a dormant state, though there may be a few leaves forming, depending on when you receive the order. If no new growth is visible, it can look like the plant is dead - it is not.

Customer Reviews

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Great Blueberry Variety
I have tried many varieties of blueberries over the years trying to extend the season by planting early, mid and late varieties. Perhaps the best producer is the Jersey variety. For some reason this one is heartier than some of the others and really seems to thrive when others die off after a season or two. the berries are medium sized and taste great. Just the right balance of sweet and tart.
March 9, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Strong grower
I bought the Jersey Blueberry last year to support the production of other varieties I'm growing. It is already as tall and sturdy as other varieties I've had longer. The berries are ripe now, in July, so perhaps there will be a longer season. The berries are pleasant and plentiful. .
July 20, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Great Product
Planted these bushes last year, and they are doing really well. They were shipped as strong plants, and I gave them a few weeks in a small cold frame while I waited for ideal planting weather. That gave them a good head start, and I expect to have some fruit from them this year. I would recommend them, and I expect to buy more in the future.
May 12, 2017
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Jersey blueberry
I am not that happy with the growth of my plant. It is over a year old and hasn't really grown more than 6 inches since planting. Water and fertilizer had been applied when needed.
August 3, 2016
Purchased
over 5 years ago
they're trying
All I can say is that they survived a milder than normal Montana winter
and are leafed out. It remains to be seen how well they will bear. The
first year they didn't do much. Could be a soil pH issue, though we added
product to lower it. We live in timber country with lots of huckleberries so
we hope the blueberries like it here too!
May 8, 2016
Purchased
over 6 years ago
Blueberry
No berries the first year but they are already blooming this year.
May 6, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Outstanding afaptation
Planted in a 5 gallon pot. Great results. Almost tripled in size.
May 3, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Arrived in wonderful condition!
Plant arrived in great shape; starting to bloom now; looking forward to delicious berries later this summer!
May 12, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
too soon to tell
It is growing but is not very big yet and not bearing fruit yet.
June 5, 2018
Purchased
over 3 years ago