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BLUEBERRY 'SUNSHINE BLUE'

BLUEBERRY 'SUNSHINE BLUE'

Vaccinium angustifolium x corymbosum 'Sunshine Blue'
Member $9.95
This low chill variety produces a heavy crop of mid-sized summer fruit in almost any climate. Needing only 150 hours of winter chill, `Sunshine Blue' will fruit reliably even in the subtropics. This compact semi- evergreen shrub is also the most tolerant of a higher pH, and is well suited to growing in pots.
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PLANTS: WBLS
Due to quarantine, cannot post to NT, TAS, WA

Growing Information

Heat Zone 1 - 7.0
Height To 120cm
Position in FULL SUN
Harvest in Oct - Dec
Pot Size: Midi Pot
Cold Zone 8 - 10
Width To 120cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
DECIDUOUS

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

BLUEBERRY 'SUNSHINE BLUE'

Vaccinium angustifolium x corymbosum 'Sunshine Blue'
Member $9.95
This low chill variety produces a heavy crop of mid-sized summer fruit in almost any climate. Needing only 150 hours of winter chill, `Sunshine Blue' will fruit reliably even in the subtropics. This compact semi- evergreen shrub is also the most tolerant of a higher pH, and is well suited to growing in pots.
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PLANTS: WBLS
Due to quarantine, cannot post to NT, TAS, WA
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PLANTS: WBLBR
A vigorous Australian-bred highbush cultivar with masses of sweet, tasty pale blue berries. Sweet bunches hang like grapes in abundance toward the end of the season making this the ideal blueberry variety for jams and preserves, or for gardeners who just want to gorge their crop all at once! Requires pollination from `Blue Rose' or `Northland'.
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PLANTS: WSOW
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PLANTS: PSTCHP
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