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Jersey Blueberry

Baker's Favorite


Rich blue fruit is medium-size and very sweet—a favorite for baked goods. 6 to 8 ft. bush is a heavy, reliable producer that tolerates a wide range of soil types and displays orange flame fall foliage. One of the most widely grown varieties. Ripens in late July. Zones 3-8.
  • Zone 3 - 8 (-30° F.).
  • Height 5 - 7 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'; Family: Ericaceae
  • Height: 5 - 7 feet.
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating. Planting a Bluecrop or a Highbush variety will increase yields.
  • Yield: Approximately 7 - 10 pounds.
  • Color: White blossoms.
  • Foliage: Large, waxy, deep green foliage. Turns brilliant orange-flame color in the Fall.
  • Blooms: May.
  • Fruit: Long loose clusters of small-medium, juicy, light blue berries.
  • Form: Rounded. Perennial shrub.
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic, moist, organic, well-drained soil. pH should be 4.5 to 5.5.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: Blueberries should be pruned during the Winter while the bushes are dormant. In Winter, flower buds are easily visible on one-year-old wood and their numbers can be adjusted by pruning to regulate the crop load for the coming year.
  • Size: 1/4 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Highbush blueberry. Fruit has small scar; crack resistant. Vigorous, fast growing shrub.

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