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misskittin's Blueberry "Sunshine Blue" x 1 Ripening

Plant: Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) | Variety: Sunshine Blue

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This was an impulse purchase, spurred by the knowledge that my fledgeling
Berry Garden is rather lacking, given the complete and utter failure
of my Raspberry and Loganberry to establish

It’s a very dwarf variety, heavy cropping, with reddish foliage in Autumn

The flowers are gorgeous! A sort of rosy red… And there are absolutely masses of them!

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Highbush blueberry (684)
Variety
Sunshine Blue (55)

Purchased from Hilltops Nursery

misskittin's Blueberry "Sunshine Blue" Care Instructions

Highbush blueberry 'Sunshine Blue' normally grows to a mature height of 91.0 cm (that's 2.96 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden is in dappled sun light: Highbush blueberry 'Sunshine Blue' likes a position of full sun.

Remember to water often.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (9) is not within the ideal known range for Highbush blueberry 'Sunshine Blue'. The recommended range is between Zone 5 and 8. You may have to reassess this planting for suitability in your garden.

Highbush blueberry 'Sunshine Blue' requires a soil ph of 4.8 - 5.2 meaning it does best in acidic soil.

More information about Blueberry "Sunshine Blue" is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Blueberry "Sunshine Blue" Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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