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Large Blueberry Plants Blueberry Jersey 7.5 Litre

Large Blueberry Plants Blueberry Jersey 7.5 Litre

£22.95
Large Blueberry Plants. Vaccinium Jersey - August 2016
Large Blueberry Plants. Vaccinium Jersey - August 2016 Jersey Blueberry Plants 7.5 Litre - May 2016
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Quick Overview
  • Lush sweet berries
  • One of the oldest established varieties of blueberries.
  • Will produce heavy reliable crops of medium sized sweet tasting berries from late July through August
  • Will produce a good heavy crop from year one.
  • Partially Self-Fertile.
  • Vigourous growing low maintenance plant
  • Late producing variety
Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
61cm - 80cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
70cm
Toleration
Toleration
-30
Flowering Colour
Flowering Colour
White
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Medium
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Blueberry Plants Jersey 7.5 litre:  Blueberry Vaccinium Jersey was introduced in the 1920s and has become a tried and trusted plant for people who like to grow their own. It also has great ornamental appeal as well as producing fruit so an ideal choice for a decorative garden and pot planting. Jersey is self pollinating but will produce larger yeilds when planted in the vicinity of other blueberry plants they will produce a good heavy crop of medium sized dark blue berries in late July and August fruits are resistant to cracking. Jersey is a low is a maintenance blueberry plant that is an ideal choice  for someone who wants to grow there own but is short of time and isnt green fingered. These plants are "Partially self fertile" they will produce a good crop of berries if planted as a single specimen, however they will do better if planted in close proximety to a plant that flowers at a similar time, Goldtraube would be an excellent choice.

What to expect: Your plant will arrive planted in a large 7.5 litre/26cm pot, and will have a minimum actual plant size of 70cm. It will depending on the time of year purchased look just like the pictures, which were taken May 2016

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: Upto 1.5 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 then a beautiful scarlet red in autumn, it produces a profusion of white blossoms in late spring.

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.