Blueberry Plants Blueberry Bluejay 3 Litre
- Delicately Sweet Fruit
- Early/Mid Producing - July
- Beautiful dainty clusters of pinkish white flowers
- Medium sized blue berries
- Rapid growing blueberry
- Superb Autumn Colour
Vaccinium Corymbosum Bluejay Blueberry Plants 3 litre: The Bluejay Blueberry is a rapid growing shrub with upright growth. It produces pinkish-white, bell shaped clusters of flowers in April and May followed by delicately sweet , medium sized berries in July-August It has superb Autumn colours of red and purple.
What to expect: Your plant will arrive planted in a 3 litre/19cm pot, and will have a minimum actual plant size of 40cm.
Planting Position: For best results plant in full sun through to partial shade. In well drained moist soil.
Soil: All our Blueberry plants are part of the 'Vaccinium Corymbosum' family so whilst not classed as fully ericaceous or lime hating, they are better suited and will produce more fruits in acid soils.
Suitable for container planting: Yes ideal. We would recommend planting in John Innes Ericaceous compost, this is a loam based lime free compost with essential foods for acid liking plants.
Eventual height and spread: Up to 2 metres high with a spread of approximately 1 metre.
Growth habit: Upright, bushy.
Flowering Period: May Pruning: Not necessary, but if required should be done end of winter through the start of spring.
Foliage: Whilst most people grow Blueberry plants for the masses of fruit they produce, they also make lovely additions to the garden as flowering shrubs. Leaves are glossy green in summer followed by superb colour in Autumn, it produces dainty clusters of pinkish white flowers
Evergreen: No deciduous
Winter hardy: Yes, very tough shrubs will cope well with extreme cold temperatures.
All our Blueberry varieties are self-pollinating, so it is not necessary to plant in the vicinity of other blueberry plants, that being said if you have room for more than 1 plant, fruit production will be more plentiful. Should only be fertilised once, early in the year this should be be done with a food designed for Acid preferring plants, do not fertilise after the blooming period as they may cause the plants to have a late growth spurt, which could result in winter damage.