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Vaccinium corymbosum

Highbush Blueberry

Description:

Medium tall shrub at home in acidic lowlands. A plant for all seasons with attractive flowers, tasty fruit, scarlet fall foliage and red winter stem color. Fruits early July to early August. To 12 feet tall. Likes moist soils but with some irrigation can also be grown on drier sites. Sun, partial shade, shade.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Ericaceae
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds
Bloom Time:Early May to June
Fruit Timing:Early July to August
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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