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Jersey Premium Blueberry

Jersey Premium Blueberry

The cultivated forms of blueberries are easy to grow in acid soil and are practically free from disease and insect pests. (Neutral soils can be made acid by application of acid peat or sulphur.) For better pollination we suggest you plant at least two varieties. With each order we furnish complete cultural directions. The three varieties we offer are all of large size, excellent quality and heavy bearers. They grow 4-5' high and differ primarily in their ripening season.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-8
  • Light Required Full Sun
  • Spread 4 - 5 feet
  • Height 5 - 7 feet

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'
  • Zones:

    3-8
  • Colors :

    White, possibly tinged pink.
  • Light Required :

    Full Sun
  • Spread :

    4 - 5 feet
  • Offer Size :

    Jumbo Bareroot
  • Form :

    Fruit, Small Fruit, Blueberry
  • Height :

    5 - 7 feet
  • Foliage :

    Large, waxy, deep green foliage. Turns brilliant orange-flame color in the Fall.
  • Flower Form :

    1/4-inch, white blossoms.
  • Blooms :

    Mid Spring, Late Spring
  • Fruit :

    Long loose clusters of small-medium, juicy, light blue berries.
  • Soil Requirements :

    Acidic Soil
  • Growth Rate :

    Moderate
  • Pollinator :

    Self pollinating. Planting a Bluecrop or a Highbush variety will increase yields.
  • Yield :

    Approximately 7 - 10 pounds at maturity.
  • Depth :

    Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.
  • 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.

Shipping Information

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.

Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials
Zones First Ship Date Last Ship Date
3A-4B 5/1/2023 6/2/2023
5A 4/10/2023 6/2/2023
5B 3/27/2023 6/2/2023
6A 3/13/2023 6/2/2023
6B 2/27/2023 6/2/2023
7A 2/23/2023 6/2/2023
7B 2/20/2023 6/2/2023
8A 2/16/2023 5/13/2023
8B 2/13/2023 5/13/2023
9A-10B 2/6/2023 5/12/2023

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