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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

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.
Product Details
  • FormUpright bush.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height5-6 feet
  • Spread3-4 feet
  • Spacing6 feet
  • ZonesZones 8-10. A low-chill variety that does well as far south as central Florida.
  • FoliageDark green foliage, turning glossy-reddish in the Fall.
  • BloomsSpring
  • FruitVery large berries with a mild, tasty flavor
  • Soil RequirementsAcidic, moist soil with lots of organic matter and very sandy. ph 4.5 - 5.5.
  • Growth RateModerate growth
  • 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.
  • YieldHighly productive, maintains large size through a long harvest period, allowing multiple harvests.
  • DepthPlant at the same depth as in the nursery.
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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: 6/3/19

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