Highbush blueberry 'Elliott'
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Elliott is part of the Vaccinium genus and is a Highbush blueberry variety. Its scientific name is Vaccinium corymbosum 'Elliott'.
Good fall color and yummy berries on an upright deciduous shrub 4 to 6 feet high.It grows mainly as a Deciduous, which means it typically sheds its leaves annually. Normally growing to a mature height of 2.10 metres (6.83 feet), Elliott grows with a shrub-like habit.
Be aware that Elliott Highbush blueberry typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.
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How to grow Highbush blueberry 'Elliott'
Shade or part shade; prefers acidic soil and sufficient moisture throughout growing season.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Elliott is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Elliott are Zone 5 and Zone 8. Elliott needs a peat-rich soil with a ph of 4.8 to 5.2 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).
Growing Elliott from seed
Very late season fruit. Medium-large berries with “zesty” flavor.This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.
Highbush blueberry 'Elliott' information
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