- Unit of Measure1 plant
- FormUpright bush
- LightFull sun
- Height4 - 6 feet
- Spread4 - 6 feet
- Spacing6 feet
- Zones4 - 8
- FoliageMedium green foliage, turning glossy-reddish in the Fall.
- ColorYellow-white flowers.
- BloomsSpring - May
- FruitSmall to medium sized berries, popping crisp texture, deep dusky blue-purple color, firm and round.
- Soil RequirementsAcidic, moist soil with lots of organic matter and very sandy. ph 4.5 - 5.5.
- Growth RateVigorous growth rate.
- PruningPrune out leggy small twigs for better berries.
- PollinatorSelf pollinating, but plant another variety for better yields.
- CommentsUnique and by far the best flavor of any blueberry. Sweet, with a hint of peach flavor. Popping crisp, even better with refrigeration. When fully mature, these large vigorous plants are absolutely loaded with fruit.
- YieldIn normal (well cared for) conditions you can expect somewhere between 11 - 14 pints of fruit from a mature Ka-Bluey plant.
- Botanical NameVaccinium corymbosum 'Ka-Bluey'; Family: Ericaceae
- Size1/4 inch blossoms.
- HeaderBlows Every Other Blueberry Out of the Water!
- DepthPlant at the same depth as in the nursery.
- Days To MaturityBlueberry plants can talke three to four years to bear fruit. The Jumbo plants will produce their first crop as early as the second year after planting.
Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.
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.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|ZONE||Blueberries||All Other Fruits||Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
|Trees & Shrubs||Encapsulated
|1A-4B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5A||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|6A & 6B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|7A & 7B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|8A & 8B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|9A-10B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.