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Large Blueberry Plants Blueberry Bluecrop 5 Litre

Large Blueberry Plants Blueberry Bluecrop 5 Litre

£15.95
Large Blueberry plants 'Bluecrop' August 2016
Large Blueberry plants 'Bluecrop' August 2016 Large Blueberry plants 'Bluecrop' December 2015
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Quick Overview
  • Mid producing - Late July to mid August
  • Classic Sweet berries
  • Medium size Berries
  • Highest Quality Established Plants
  • Fully winter hardy to -30
  • One of the most reliable cropping Blueberry plants
  • Large plants upto 80cm tall
  • Self - Fertile
Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
41cm - 60cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
5 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
40-60cm ex pot
Toleration
Toleration
-30
Flowering Colour
Flowering Colour
White
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Medium
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Large Vaccinium Corymbosum ' Bluecrop' Blueberry Plants 5 litre: Bluecrop Blueberry plant is a large spreading shrub, it will reach heights of upto 150cm and produces medium to large sized pale blue coloured berries, matched with an excellent flavour. Blueberry plants produce fruit that grows on old wood. All our plants are selected so they will produce fruit from year one, these particular plants are well established, 50- 60cm tall excluding the pot, they will produce an excellent crop in 2017, and even larger crops in the proceeding years. Bluecrop are rightly considered to be one of the best all round varieties they have a long production period, provide a high yield and are virtually resistant to disease. Bluecrop are also a good self fertile variety, however like all Blueberry and most fruit plants and trees they will produce a heavier crop if planted on proximity to other Blueberries.

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. Depending on the time of year purchased it will look just like the pictures, August 2016 and January 2016

Also so available in smaller 3 litre pots.

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 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.