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Dwarf Tophat Blueberry

Grow Blueberries On Your Patio!

Grow blueberries almost anywhere with Tophat! An attractive dwarf blueberry,it fits into small spaces—even containers. And, it'll provide you with sweet, crisp blueberries that are perfect for eating fresh or in your favorite blueberry recipes.

Just 1½ ft. tall, this lowbush variety is covered with clusters of delicate, white flowers in midspring. As the summer progresses, the branches become loaded with tasty, full-sized dusky blue fruit with a wild blueberry flavor.

Tophat is the perfect solution for gardeners who want to grow blueberries but have limited space. Self-pollinating. Zone 3-7. Bareroot plant.

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  • Botanical Name: Vaccinium corymbosum x v. angustifolium 'Tophat'
  • Height: 15 - 24 Inches
  • Spacing: 20-24"
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 20-24"
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Approximately 2-5 pounds at maturity, with proper care. Matures in mid-July. Bears fruit in 3-4 years.
  • Color: White
  • Foliage: Glossy, dark blue-green simple elliptical 1-2" long and half as wide. Crimson foliage in the Fall.
  • Blooms: Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer
  • Fruit: Small, firm, sweet, bright light-blue berries.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 Days
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Germination: 10 - 20 Days
  • Form: Fruit, Small Fruit, Blueberry, Dwarf Blueberry
  • Flower Form: Urn shaped 1/3" borne in loose axillary clusters.
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic, moist, organic, well-drained soil. pH should be 4.5 to 5.5.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: None necessary. Remove dead wood anytime.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Comments: Productive choice for container growing. Just 1 1/2 ft. tall, these little beauties have a lovely compact mounded shape which is loaded with white blossoms in the spring and red foliage in the fall. In late Aug. you'll be rewarded with hundreds of full-size, firm, flavorful, dusky blue fruit with wild blueberry flavor. No pollinator needed. This particular variety requires over 800 hours of chill time (below 45 degrees F.) per season.


Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
4B 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
5A 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
5B 3/16/20 - 6/5/20
6A 3/9/20 - 6/5/20
6B 3/2/20 - 6/5/20
7A 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
7B 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
8A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
9A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
10A & B 2/10/20 - 5/15/20
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/1/20
8A-10B: 5/11/20

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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