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Jersey Blueberry
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Jersey Blueberry

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  • Medium-sized sweet fruit
  • Grows 6-8 ft. tall
  • Heavy reliable producer
  • Ripens in late July
  • Northern Highbush variety
Rich blue fruit is medium-size and very sweet—a favorite for baking into pies and desserts. 6 to 8 ft. bush is a heavy, reliable producer that tolerates a wide range of soil types and displays orange flame fall foliage. A Northern Highbush, Jersey Blueberry is one of the most widely grown varieties. Northern Highbush blueberries are very popular with home gardeners in the northern United States and Canada. Plant sizes are generally larger and typically have the highest yields. While Jersey is self-pollinating, planting Bluecrop or another Highbush variety will increase yields. Ripens in late July. Plant in full sun. Zones 3-8.
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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.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating. Planting a Bluecrop or a Highbush variety will increase yields.
  • Yield: Approximately 7 - 10 pounds at maturity.
  • 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.
  • Zone: 3 - 8 (-30° F.)
  • Form: Rounded. Perennial shrub.
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • 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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