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Vaccinium 'Northcountry'

Northcountry Blueberry

Blueberry

Comments

A hardy hybrid blueberry which forms a broad mounded shrub, excellent fall color, produces bumper crops of tasty sweet blue fruit in summer; all blueberries require highly acidic soils, excellent drainage and a good mulch, plant with plenty of peat moss

Description

A hardy hybrid blueberry which forms a broad mounded shrub, excellent fall color, produces bumper crops of tasty sweet blue fruit in summer; all blueberries require highly acidic soils, excellent drainage and a good mulch, plant with plenty of peat moss

Landscape Attributes

Planting & Growing

Northcountry Blueberry will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years. This variety requires a different selection of the same species growing nearby in order to set fruit.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

24 inches

3 feet

acidic

sandy

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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