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Highbush blueberry 'Bluegold'

Vaccinium corymbosum

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Bluegold is a popular variety of Highbush blueberry, which belongs to the Vaccinium genus (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluegold'). It grows mainly as a Perennial, which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Normally growing to a mature height of 91.0 cm (2.96 feet), Bluegold grows with a shrub-like habit.

Be aware that Bluegold 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Bluegold have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Bluegold

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Bluegold is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Bluegold are Zone 5 and Zone 8. Ensure your soil is peat-rich and has a ph of between 4.8 and 5.2 as Highbush blueberry is a moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil loving plant.

Growing Bluegold from seed

Transplanting Bluegold

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Bluegold is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Bluegold