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Healthy Rubel Blueberry

Intense Sweet Tart Flavor
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Healthy Rubel Blueberry

Description
Has the highest antioxidant level of any blueberry. Small, dark blueberries are perfect for pies, muffins and pancakes, but are too delicious to pass up fresh. You can't find flavor like this in the grocery! Strong 4- to 6-ft. bush is cold hardy and a consistent provider. Foliage turns bright fire red in the fall. Matures in early August. Zones 3-7.
Product Details
  • SeasonSpring
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height4 - 6 feet.
  • Spread4 feet.
  • Spacing4 - 6 feet.
  • Zones3 - 7.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • BloomsMidseason or late June in zone 6.
  • Soil RequirementsAcidic, moist, organic, well-drained soil. pH should be 4.5 to 5.5.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • PruningBlueberries 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.
  • PollinatorSelf pollinating, but bigger yields when planted with another highbush blueberry.
  • CommentsVery high in healthful antioxidants. One of the oldest domesticated varieties dating to 1912. Very intense sweet/tart flavor.
  • YieldAt maturity, generally the 5th year, can produce as much as 15 lbs. of berries in a season.
  • Botanical NameVaccinium corymbosum 'Rubel'; Family: Ericaceae
  • DepthPlant at same depth as in nursery.
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