Blueberry, Bluecrop Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'
Bluecrop is an all-purpose blueberry bush good for preserves, baking, freezing. and fresh eating. Produces big clusters of large berries that are firm and somewhat tart. Ripens every July producing 10 to 20 lbs of fruit. A Northern highbush variety that requires strongly acidic soil. Fiery red fall leaf color. Grows 4'-6' feet tall. 1-year-old, #1 bareroot bushes, 6" to 12". (Zones 4 – 8)
Note: Highbush blueberry plants are self pollinating but cross-pollination produces a better crop creating larger berries and larger yields. It is best to plant more than one variety with the same bloom time and plant 4 to 6 feet apart. Needs acidic soil (4.0-5.2). Soil acidifier can be purchased from any garden center.
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