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Blueberry Plants Blueberry Spartan 5 Litre

Blueberry Plants Blueberry Spartan 5 Litre

£15.95
Spartan Blueberry Plants 5 Litre - May 2016
Spartan Blueberry Plants 5 Litre - May 2016 Spartan Blueberry Plants 5 Litre - May 2016
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Quick Overview
  • One of the largest blueberry plants available.
  • Will reach heights of 1.8 metres.
  • Medium to large berries.
  • Reliable heavy cropper. Like all our Vaccinium Blueberry plants will produce fruits from year one - Guaranteed.
  • Early Producer - June
  • Tangy sweet berries
Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
20cm - 40cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
40cm+
Toleration
Toleration
-30
Flowering Colour
Flowering Colour
White
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Medium
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Vaccinium Corymbosum ' Spartan ' Blueberry plants 5 litre: Spartan is a large upright spreading shrub, making it a good choice if you want a plant that is easier to pick from. It produces medium to large light blue berries, matched with an excellent tangy sweet flavour. Blueberry plants produce fruit that grows on old wood, all our plants are hand selected by us, so all have old wood present, this way we can guarantee your shrub will produce from year one. 'Spartan' is classed as an early cropping plant it will flower in May and will beging producing fruits from approximately mid June

What to expect: Your plant will arrive planted in a large 5 litre/23cm pot, and will have a minimum actual plant size of 40cm plus. It will depending on the time of year purchased look just like the picture.

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 1.8 metres high with a spread of approximately 1.5 metre.

Growth habit: Upright, spreading

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.