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Camellia Southern Highbush Hybrid Blueberry

Very "fruity" aroma; excellent flavor.
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Camellia Southern Highbush Hybrid Blueberry

It has large berries with excellent flavor and a very pronounced "tropical fruit" aroma. Hybrid consistency produces uniformly large berries. Ripens mid to late season. Zones 7–8.
Product Details
  • FormUpright, spreading, and notably bushy growth habit.
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height5 - 6 feet
  • Spread3 - 4 feet
  • Spacing6 feet.
  • Zones 7-8 Estimated 450-500 chilling hours.
  • FoliageMedium green foliage, topside of leaf is green, underside yellow, turning glossy-reddish in the Fall.
  • Flower FormSmall white flowers.
  • ColorWhite flowers.
  • BloomsSpring
  • FruitUniformly large sky-blue berries with excellent flavor and a very pronounced "tropical fruit" aroma.
  • Soil RequirementsAcidic, moist soil with lots of organic matter and very sandy. ph 4.5 - 5.5.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • PruningPrune out leggy small twigs for better berries.
  • PollinatorSelf-fruitful, but cross pollination with other varieties will result in larger berries.
  • CommentsSouthern 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.
  • YieldMedium, averaging 4.5 to 5 lbs per plant each year for 3 to 4 year old plants grown in bark beds with irrigation.
  • DepthPlant at the same depth as in the nursery.
  • Days To MaturityFruit development period 64 to 69 days.
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2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 5/20/19

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