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Highbush blueberry 'Sharpblue'    

Vaccinium corymbosum

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Belonging to the Vaccinium genus (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Sharpblue'), Sharpblue is a variety of Highbush blueberry. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Anti-flash white. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Dark slate blue. Leaves appear approximately as a   Celadon Green colour.

A cross between Northern blueberries and native southern species for a greater range of adaptation. This plant produces dime size berries that are sweet and high in antioxidants. Good for warmer climates and ripens in May or early June. Self-pollinating.1

A perennial, Normally growing to a mature height of 1.52 metres (4.95 feet), Sharpblue grows with a shrub-like habit.

Be aware that Sharpblue 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 Sharpblue have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Sharpblue

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Sharpblue is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 6 - 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Planting Sharpblue in peat-rich soil with a ph of between 4.5 and 6.5 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Sharpblue from seed

Transplanting Sharpblue

As Sharpblue is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Sharpblue

Other Names for Highbush blueberry 'Sharpblue'

blueberry

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