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Highbush blueberry 'Earliblue'

Vaccinium corymbosum

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Earliblue is part of the Vaccinium genus and is a Highbush blueberry variety. Its scientific name is Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue'. It grows mainly as a Perennial, so it will last at least up to several years in its native climate. Normally growing to a mature height of 91.0 cm (2.96 feet), Earliblue grows with a shrub-like habit. This variety tends to bloom in mid spring.

Be aware that Earliblue 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 Earliblue

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Earliblue is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Earliblue needs a peat-rich soil with a ph of 4.8 to 5.2 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Earliblue from seed

Needs cross-pollination; plant near another blueberry variety

Transplanting Earliblue

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

Harvesting Earliblue

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by mid summer.