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Highbush blueberry 'Toro'

Vaccinium corymbosum

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Toro is a popular variety of Highbush blueberry, which belongs to the Vaccinium genus (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Toro'). It has a Perennial lifecycle, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally growing to a mature height of 91.0 cm (2.96 feet), Toro grows with a shrub-like habit.

Be aware that Toro 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 Toro

  • Full Sun

  • High

Enjoys a full sun position in your garden and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Toro is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. 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 Toro from seed

Transplanting Toro

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

Harvesting Toro