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Southern Black Blueberry 'Sharpblue'       

Vaccinium vergatum

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Sharpblue is a variety of Southern Black Blueberry which is a member of the Vaccinium family. Its botanical name is Vaccinium vergatum 'Sharpblue'. Sharpblue is a variety of hybrid Southern Black Blueberry and is reported as patented. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   White and   Antique white. When mature, blooms are roughly 0.5 cm (that's 0.2 inches in imperial) in diameter.The mature flowers take a Single form. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to   Air Force blue and   Dark electric blue. Leaves usually appear in   Apple green and   Grade 1 Paint Green colour.

This is a hybrid blueberry developed for warmer climates. It is self-fertile and requires only around 100 chill hours for fruiting.

Blueberry Sharpblue prefers a moist but well-drained acidic soil that is rich in organic matter. Provide regular heavy weekly watering, and water more often during periods of extreme heat.

This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Sharpblue has a shrub-like growing habit. This variety tends to bloom in mid spring.

United States is believed to be where Sharpblue originates from.

Sharpblue Southern Black Blueberry tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

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How to grow Sharpblue

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Sharpblue is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Sharpblue are Zone 7 and Zone 10. Sharpblue needs a loamy, potting mix and sandy soil with a ph of 4.5 to 6.5 (moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil).

Growing Sharpblue from seed

Transplanting Sharpblue

Sharpblue is hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Sharpblue

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