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Sunshine Blue Blueberry
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Sunshine Blue Blueberry

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Performs in the North and South

This semi-dwarf variety may be the easiest blueberry to grow. Needs less cold weather to produce fruit, so it's ideal for Southern gardens, yet still cold hardy enough to perform in the North as well. Tolerates lower acid soil than most others. Berries ripen in late June; long fruiting period. Grows to3-4 ft. tall and bears delightful, hot pink blooms. Potted. Zones 5-10.

Zones: 5 - 10.
Height: 3 - 4 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun to partial shade.

Sunshine Blue Blueberry
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Sunshine Blue Blueberry Product Details

Botanical Name: Vaccinium corymbosum 'Sunshine Blue'; Family: Ericaceae

Height: 3 - 4 feet.

Spacing: 3 - 4 feet.

Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.

Spread: 3 - 4 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.

Pollinator: Self pollinating, but will have better yields when planted with other blueberry varieties.

Yield: Medium yield.

Foliage: Blue-green foliage, Fall foliage turns burgundy.

Blooms: Spring.

Fruit: Medium fruit size, sweet flavor, dark blue berries.

Form: Upright, compact. Perennial

Flower Form: Pink blossoms fading to white.

Soil Requirements: Heavy and loose soils. Tolerates lower acidic soil than most blueberries.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Pruning: Mature blueberry bushes should be pruned lightly, but not until they are three years old. Once they have reached three years, you should begin pruning early in the Spring every year. Just remove some of the oldest branches, and snip off any very weak looking twigs. Then you can trim all of the remaining stems by 1/3. Removing a third of the branches forces new growth, and new growth bears the most fruit.

Size: 1/4 - 1/2 inch blossoms.

Comments: Sunshine Blue has it all. This semi-dwarf, versatile evergreen blueberry features showy hot-pink flowers that fade to white in Spring, yielding large crops of delicious berries. Sunshine Blue tolerates higher pH soils better than many other blueberries and it is self-pollinizing. The low chilling requirement of 150 hours makes it suitable for warmer climates, but we find it is surprisingly cold-hardy and a wonderful addition to any garden. Excellent ornamental variety. Sweet medium sized berries.Unable to ship to: AE, AK, CA, GA, GU, HI, MI, OR, PR, WA.

Unable to ship to: AE AK CA GA GU HI MI OR PR WA

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Fantastic plant
Reviewed By: Kerri (Grand rapids, Mi)
"I received these plants too early, when there was still lots of snow on the ground, ground was frozen and plants were not dormant as they should have been. Kept them in garage for a couple of weeks, as long as I was told I could. Planted and they turned color, as if fall. Came back to life and grew like crazy! Plants grew from 3 8"" branches (with flowers already on them) to tons of branches making the plant about 2 feet wide and tall. Good production given the size also. I will always order my blueberries from Gurney's now! Poor growth experience with other nurseries. "

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Great Little Producer!!
Reviewed By: Jennifer S (Jeffersonville, IN)
"We've had this plant in a 16"" planter on the patio for 4+ years and this year we got our best crop yet!! Roughly 5-6 lbs of berries with a good taste. The pink flowers are less 'hot' pink than baby pink but I don't keep it for flowers anyway. We have had warm winters and recently, cold winters and it has done just fine! "

Sunshine Blue Blueberry
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