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Emerald Southern Highbush Hybrid Blueberry

Largest sized berry of Southern Highbush varieties.

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Emerald Southern Highbush Hybrid Blueberry

Largest sized berry of Southern Highbush varieties.

It has very large berries with a mild, tasty flavor. Highly productive; maintains large size through a long harvest period, allowing multiple harvests. A low-chill variety that does well as far south as central Florida. Ripens early to mid season. Bareroot. Zones 8–10.
SKU: 07728
$19.99
For each offer ordered, get one 12-18" bareroot
Grows in zones: 8-10
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  • Botanical Name: Vaccinium corymbosum 'Emerald' PP12165
  • Height: 5-6 feet
  • Spacing: 6 feet
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 3-4 feet
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self-fruitful, but cross pollination with other varieties will result in larger berries.
  • Yield: Highly productive, maintains large size through a long harvest period, allowing multiple harvests.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, All Spring
  • Fruit: Very large berries with a mild, tasty flavor
  • Zone: 8-10
  • Form: Shrub, blueberry
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth
  • Pruning: Prune out leggy small twigs for better berries.
  • Foliage: Dark green foliage, turning glossy-reddish in the Fall.
  • Comments: Southern Highbush blueberries are a heat-tolerant cross between Rabbiteye and Northern Highbush varieties, combining Rabbiteye heat tolerance and "Southern Toughness" with a better fruit quality of a Northern Highbush.

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