Exposure: full sun Height: 24-36" Spread: 30-40" Hardiness: Zone 3-8 Winter hardy to -40ºF. large berries
Prefers good drainage and acidic soil. Adding peat moss can create an acid soil. Add 3" of mulch around plant, keeping it away from stem.
Water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Use acid type fertilizer.
Description: Grow in containers or in your yard. This low-growing, compact (“half-high”) plant produces crops of delicious, dime-size, dark-blue berries. Tolerates temperatures as low as -30ºF. Mid season. Introduced in 1983. Cold-hardy. Ripens in July. Self-pollinating, but will yield larger crops if pollinated with Northcountry.
This planting is in the Lot SE corner garden .
Purchased from Country Landscapes
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Northblue normally grows to a max height of 3.80 feet (that's 1.17 metres metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Blueberry 'Northblue' likes a position of full sun light, which is a perfect fit for your garden.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5a) is within the ideal range for Blueberry 'Northblue'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 8.
Blueberry 'Northblue' requires a soil ph of 4.5 - 6.5 meaning it does best in acidic soil.
More information about Blueberry 'Northblue' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Blueberry 'Northblue' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
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