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Top Hat Patio Blueberries
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Top Hat Patio Blueberries

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Not only Delicious, but Good for You too

Imagine harvesting delicious, healthful blue berries right outside your door! Attractive and compact, only 20-30" tall, perfect for growing in a pot on your patio. Great in the landscape too! Loaded with clusters of white blooms in the spring followed by a mid- to late-summer crop of tasty blueberries. Top Hat's rich sweet berries are perfect for all your favorite treats; muffins, pancakes and pies! Blue-green leaves turn an attractive shade of red in the fall. Hardy, carefree plants are resistant to most pests and diseases. Potted plants.

Zones: 3 - 8 (-30° F.)
Height: 24 inches.
Shade Requirement: Full sun to partial shade.

Top Hat Patio Blueberries
72261 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get 1 plant.
$11.99

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Top Hat Patio Blueberries Product Details

Botanical Name: Vaccinium augustifolium 'Top Hat'; Family: Ericaceae

Height: 24 inches.

Depth: Set at the same level it is growing at in the container, or same depth as nursery on bare root plants. Firm well and water thoroughly.

Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.

Pollinator: No pollinator required to set fruit, but another variety could certainly improve fruit set and size.

Color: White

Foliage: Glossy, dark blue-green simple elliptical 1-2 inches long and half as wide.

Blooms: Mid Spring.

Form: Deciduous woody shrub.

Flower Form: Urn shaped 1/3 inches borne in loose axillary clusters.

Soil Requirements: Acidic, humus enriched soil.

Growth Rate: Slow once established, which takes approximately 8 - 10 weeks.

Comments: White late Spring blooms set the scene for the mid to late Summer crop of delicious 1/2 inch berries. Blue-green leaves turn fiery red in Autumn. Shrub grows 24 inches high and wide with a mounding habit. Hardy, carefree. Developed by Michigan State University , the plant was named for it's neat, very dense growth. This mound shaped shrub is an ideal specimen to be used in place of flowering shrubs in the ornamental landscape plan. This practically maintenance free plant is loaded with white flowers in Spring, has glossy blue-green leaves in the Summer, and then tops the Fall off with fiery red fall color that rivals or exceeds Burning Bush in intensity. The fruit is perfect for fresh eating, jams, or baking. Top Hat also makes a wonderful container patio plant, that will produce fruit and be quite decorative. Also makes an excellent bonsai subject.

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2013-04-02
Crossing My Fingers
Reviewed By: Lynn (St. Louis, MO)
Just got these in. Nice and green, but they are much smaller than expected for the price. Plants are literally the length of my fingers. I saw one review saying they tripled in size. I wonder how long that took. I really hope they do well.


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2013-01-25
patience
Reviewed By: Margot (Fairfax, VA)
I bought these March 2007. I fertilized the first two years with the blueberry plant food, but nothing since. The first year they really bloomed was 2009, but the birds got to the berries before I did, so the next year I covered them with bird netting and it worked like a charm. Since we have had an abundance of berries. Perhaps 2012 was a bad year for the plant?


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2012-04-06
poor growing
Reviewed By: craig (greencastle, indiana)
Third year on this plant and its barely growing. Blooms but still no fruit. Very disappointed.


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2012-03-24
beautiful plants
Reviewed By: Michelle Bucci (New Castle, Pennsylvania)
My plants arrived in perfect condition. They were well protected during shipment and the plants are leafed out and appear to be healthy.


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2012-02-16
Patio Blueberry
Reviewed By: Jennifer (Gillette, WY)
I ordered three of these last spring and all three came waterlogged and moldy. I tried unsuccessfully to save them and Gurney's replaced them with no hassle, but they've still all died. Also had the same problem with some small fruit trees ordered at the same time. Only 1 of 6 items survived but even it has failed to flourish while other plants potted around the same time period thrive and they've all received the same care.


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2010-05-08
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Reviewed By: RA (Portland, OR)
I bought three of these about two months ago. They were well wrapped and have probably tripled in size since. Lots of leaves and I am beginning to wonder if the pot I used is too small.


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2007-05-16
Fast growing and cute
Reviewed By: James Papas (Coulterville, California)
I have over 20 of these and they are looking good. I like the small plants for the deck. Easy to grow, but dont forget sulfur for the low pH. Gurneys is good about plant warranties too.


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2007-03-21
Buyer beware
Reviewed By: Cheryl (Firestone, CO)
Blueberries generally do not survive an alkaline soil, which we have around here. I hoped patio ones would with special help but they did not. I was told that the water here is alkaline as well and perhaps that is why. Or is it the dryness? Not a thing I could add would keep any of the several I tried alive.


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2007-01-26
Top Hat Blueberries
Reviewed By: Denise Ribbecke (Santa Rosa, California)
We started growing these blueberries about three year ago in containers. Blueberries generally don't do well here in our warm climate, but these have produced nicely and taste wonderfull. They taste just like the ones I remember picking in upstate NY as a teenager. Unfortunatlely our chickens like them also. We plan on planting more, so that there'll be enough for the chickens as well as for us.


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2007-01-22
Easy blueberries
Reviewed By: BBriggs (Memphis, TN)
These plants are hardy in our humid climate. Mine are two years old, require very little maintenance, and are extremely healthy. I planted in large pots on the patio.


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2007-01-22
disappointed and blue
Reviewed By: william (shelton, ct.)
Plant started off well but no blooms,buds and no fruit. Disappointed in Ct.


Top Hat Patio Blueberries
72261 Quantity Price
For each offer ordered, get 1 plant.
$11.99

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