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Highbush blueberry 'Patriot'

Vaccinium corymbosum

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Belonging to the Vaccinium genus (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot'), Patriot is a variety of Highbush blueberry. Typically, Patriot has a Perennial lifecycle, so it tends to grow and mature over the course of three years or more. Normally growing to a mature height of 91.0 cm (2.96 feet), Patriot grows with a shrub-like habit.

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

How to grow Patriot

  • Full Sun

  • High

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Patriot 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. Planting Patriot in peat-rich soil with a ph of between 4.8 and 5.2 is ideal for as it does best in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing Patriot from seed

Transplanting Patriot

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

Harvesting Patriot