Resistant to Late Freezes Powder Blue Blueberry, Vaccinium ashei ‘Powder Blue’, is a deciduous shrub that produces delicious, healthy fruit. Plant several for an eye-catching hedge along your home, or even just one to partake of its amazing fruit. Your Powder Blue Blueberry will produce delicate white flowers in late spring/early summer. This is especially wonderful, not just for its beauty but because a late bloom helps protect your blueberry bush from late freezes. Ripening mid to late season, the berries are large and light blue. The effect of the clusters (of up to 50), of pretty berries against the green foliage is enchanting, only contributed to by the powdered look of the berries (as if sprinkled with fairy dust as they await the excitement of the harvest). Foliage hues of red and yellow in fall round out the ornamental display of this exceptional blueberry bush. Powder Blue Blueberry is a rabbiteye type, so named because the berries are pink before transitioning to their ripe blue. Rabbiteye blueberries are known for being sweeter, hardier and have a tendency to freeze better. Blueberries are also known overall for their health benefits, filled with vitamins and antioxidants among other beneficial attributes. Powder Blue Blueberry is a deciduous shrub that will grow 6 to 10 feet in height. It has an upright nature and is quite hardy overall. Powder Blue will adapt to a variety of soil types and is generally long lived. Cross-pollination will give you the best crop, so plant it with other blueberry bushes for optimal performance. Powder Blue Blueberry is not only delicious and lovely, but will even avoid being damaged by late freezes. It’s an exceptional blueberry variety to be sure, and one you won’t want to miss this year! * High yielding * Spring flowers * Mid to late season fruit * High yielding * Hardy * Adaptive to a variety of soils.
Most Popular Variety!The Bluecrop Blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Bluecrop’, has a firm light blue medium-sized fruit. This blueberry is considered the best for consistent yields, disease resistance and high quality. Dainty, waxy, bell-shaped, white flowers appear in May. Flowers are followed by light blue blueberries that ripen in early August. It displays a fiery red fall foliage, and the reddish stems can be attractive in winter. Bluecrop Bluberry is an upright, open growing shrub to 5-6 feet. Very effective when planted in shrub borders or as part of less formal shrub plantings because of its ornamental value. Bluecrop Blueberry is the most popular variety in North America, it prefers an organically rich, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. The shallow, fibrous roots need constant moisture and good drainage. Plants appreciate a good organic mulch. Prune as needed in late winter beginning in the third year after planting. The blueberry grows best on sites where most other crops fail. Although blueberries are self-fertile, cross-pollination produces the best fruit crop. Blueberries are delicious, exceptionally nutritious, high in bioflavanoids. Blueberries are a gourmet treat that may be eaten fresh or used in cobbler, cake, sauce, jam, jelly or syrup. Birds love blueberries so be sure to plant enough to share!.
A small space wonder! Polaris Blueberry is the perfect blueberry for your small garden. (It performs great in your big garden, too!) Polaris has a tight form, produces fruit like it was going out of style and on top of all that great performance it has a super sweet berry taste!Polaris is known as a ‘half-high’ type of blueberry. It shares the dense foliage and small stature of the lowbush types of berry and the fruit size and larger yields of the highbush selections. This means that you get a plant that will cover itself with fragrant, white, bell-shaped flowers in early May and with medium sized, powder blue, aromatic, extremely sweet tasting fruit in late July and early August.Polaris is an extremely low-maintenance shrub. It does great in containers and small spaces and needs very little care. It even rewards you with amazing red-orange fall foliage.If you’ve thought that you could never grow blueberries or that you don’t have the space for them, then Polaris is definitely for you! Imagine picking your own sweet berries from your backyard or porch. Polaris is a great fruit native to the Americas that handles the cold of zones 3-8 without missing a beat.Don’t waste your time with inferior blueberries. Nature Hills delivers only the best and healthiest Polaris shrubs right to your door. Order yours today!* Fresh fruit from your own garden* Super easy care* Great for small gardens.
Big blueberry fruit on a big blueberry bush!Big is definitely better when it comes to the Brightwell Blueberry bush (Vaccinium ‘Brightwell’). Growing a whopping 10 feet tall, Brightwell has more real estate to provide more berries!Perfect for the home garden, Brightwell gives you loads of large blueberries that are packed full of juicy goodness. Your friends and family will be thrilled to know that you will be picking far more berries than you can use. (So will the birds, who will try to beat you to the bounty, so invest in some good netting!)In regards to Brightwell Blueberry pollination, Brightwell is self-fruiting, so it doesn’t require a pollinator to set fruit, but you will always get bigger yields if you plant it with a friend like Tifblue or Climax.Give Brightwell a sunny spot with good drainage. It’s not as fussy as other blueberry bushes and doesn’t require as much mulching or organic matter as others to be at its best. Easy-care Brightwell is also unaffected by late winter or early spring freezes.Aren’t you already dreaming of all the pies, tarts and fresh blueberry muffins and blueberry pancakes you can make from berries you pick in your own backyard? Make those dreams a reality. Order your Brightwell Blueberry bushes today! * Big harvests of big fruit * Grows 10 feet tall * Easy care * Handles frost well.
True blue taste but true pink color!So, strawberries are red. Kiwi is green. Pineapple is yellow. Do blueberries have to be blue? Not anymore! Pink Popcorn Blueberry comes in shades of cream to pale pink with a pretty dark pink blush. So, instead of the usual powder-blue you’ve come to expect from blueberries, you get something completely new!Don’t worry, though. Just because the look is new, it doesn’t mean that the taste is any different. You still get the same sweet-tart blueberry taste that you love. These sweet berries ripen mid-season and are delicious in all of the same dishes that blue blueberries are – they are great to eat fresh, they freeze well and they bake up great. It just might take some convincing that you really are serving “blueberry pie” when it is pink! They also give quite the twist to your grandma’s fruit salad.The shrubs are vase shaped and grow up to 5’ tall. The green leaves turn a nice red in the fall which makes them nice in the mixed border or garden bed. They are as easy to care for as regular blueberries, so if you can grow blueberry bushes where you are then these will be no different. Try something new in your garden this season. Plant a few Pink Popcorn Blueberries!* Stellar tasting pink blueberries* Green leaves turn red in fall* Big harvests* Easy care and hardy* Nice ornamental shrub.
Early-Ripening, Hardy Blueberry Becky Blue Blueberry, Vaccinium ashei ‘Becky Blue’ is a rabbiteye selection blueberry bush, so named for the berries which turn pink before assuming their typical blue color. Plant a few of these for a vibrant hedge that will provide the bonus of succulent summer fruit. You can also plant just one as a lively focal point in your front yard. Becki Blue can even be grown as a container plant on your back patio. Your Becky Blue Blueberry is sure to excite you each year when its white and pink flowers appear, an early harbinger of the delectable harvest to come. The blueberries ripen mid-spring to early summer, their large, light blue color a lovely contrast against the vibrant, green foliage. Fall brings another showy picture when the green leaves transition to a lively orange/red hue. Becky Blue Blueberries will grow up to 10 feet high with an equal spread. It has an upright nature and spreading habit. It’s best to grow more than one variety (for cross-pollination), for an optimal harvest. Becky Blue is a rabbiteye type of blueberry bush which means that it tends to be a bit sweeter and hardier than other types, as well as freezing better than some other varieties. They also seem to have greater disease resistance and remain productive for more years. Blueberries are always a fun and useful plant for the home landscape. Becky Blue Blueberry is as lovely and productive as you could hope for in a blueberry bush, and sure to be an enjoyable, and delicious, addition to your home this year. * Delicious, healthy fruit * Works in containers * Fall interest * Adaptable to a variety of soils * Heat and drought tolerant * Disease and pest resistant.
The Largest BlueberriesThe Chandler Blueberry, Vaccinium ‘Chandler’, is a highbush blueberry with perhaps the largest berry size of the cultivars. Plant several as a hedge or use as an accent plant for its seasonal interest.Your Chandler Blueberry will consistently amaze you with its versatility. More than just a fruit-bearing tree, it’s also an exceptionally high-production bush with extensive ornamental appeal for all seasons.The show begins in spring when the Chandler leafs out and produces delicate, white, bell-shaped flowers. The waxy-white color will be a standout amid the vibrant greens of your yard’s new spring growth. Butterflies and bees are sure to declare your yard their favorite destination!When the flowers fade, your Chandler will charm you once again as dark blue blueberries appear and ripen in June and continue to produce a bountiful harvest for up to six weeks!As the harvest draws to a close, your Chandler will continue to delight as its dark green leaves will transform your autumn landscape with their reddish-purple hues. With the advancement of fall to winter, the Chandler’s reddish stems appear as a dramatic contrast to the winter snow.The Chandler Blueberry has an upright nature, making it an easy choice for many locations. It is a great choice as an ornamental shrub that provides edible fruit.*Huge Fruit*Long Production Time*Attracts Birds.
Large Sweet BlueberriesThe Nelson Blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Nelson’, is a variety of highbush blueberry that produces outstanding fruit on an ornamental bush. It would look great in a mixed border, or planted within a grouping of fruit trees.The berries of this plant are often considered particularly large and sweet. They ripen mid-summer and provide a harvest that will be irresistible to both you and your feathered friends. In fact, nothing compares to the succulent burst of flavor that follows the warm gush of a freshly-picked blueberry straight from the bush!The delicious berries may be the highlight of your blueberry bush, but it has a lot to offer both before and after the harvest. Lovely pink-blushed, white blossoms precede the berries in the spring, and fiery shades of orange and red decorate the branches in autumn.Even in winter, when the branches are bare, their purplish-red shade brightens the winter landscape.The fruit is terrific right off the shrub, but also great in pies, preserves and a variety of other culinary dishes. The berries are also a veritable feast for birds and other wildlife.An abundant harvest of delicious fruit on a lovely bush with four-season interest, the Nelson is a lovely choice for any home garden or landscape.*Abundant Delicious Fruit*Seasonal Color*Attracts Wildlife.
Blueberry – Aurora, Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Aurora’, will provide large grapelike clusters of fresh and sweetly flavored blue berries in mid-August into September, extending the season well into the fall! Aurora blueberry is an easy to grow delicious berry that is great for edible landscaping. This rounded shrub will produce more berries if a different variety is nearby for cross-pollination, but is self-pollinating. Its shallow root system makes regular irrigation a necessity and mulching is beneficial to conserve moisture. Aurora is resistant to cracking and stores well. Blueberries do tend to overbear so thinning is needed to promote larger fruit. Popular for their fruit, compact size and brilliant fall colors of orange and red. The berries sweeten as they hang on the bush, so don’t pick too early!.
Blueberry Arlen, Vaccinium ‘Arlen’, is very upright, with good vigor and is especially suited for the Southern U.S. market. Fruit size is consistently medium to mostly large and very attractive. Blueberry Arlen’s fruit is great eaten fresh with fine flavor, firmness and appearance. Excellent in pies and makes delicious jams and preserves. Best of all, bake your own Blueberry Muffins! Blueberries are increasingly popular as more consumers reach for the fruit that’s high in antioxidants and long on taste. Blueberries are considered a beautiful, productive hedge with spring flowering on dark green foliage, delicious fruit in summer, and fiery red foliage for autumn color. The plants are resistant to stem blight disease. Fruit size is consistently medium to mostly large and very attractive. The fruit is great eaten fresh with fine flavor, firmness and appearance. It also exhibits a long shelf life for storage..
The Northsky Blueberry, ‘Vaccinium ‘Northsky’, is a variety that has small, sky blue berries that are firm and flavorful. The flavor is similar to wild blueberries. It is the most cold hardy of all the blueberries and will be most productive with winter snow cover. It grows into a compact mound. Northsky begins spring completely covered in snow white blooms. The beautiful densely foliaged plant turns brilliant red in the fall. Northsky needs another blueberry for pollination, so combine with Northland for maximum fruit production. It likes an organically rich, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. The shallow, fibrous roots need constant moisture and good drainage. Plants appreciate a good organic mulch. Prune early before spring growth. Blueberries are delicious, exceptionally nutritious, high in bioflavanoids. Blueberries are a delicious gourmet treat that may be eaten fresh or used in cobbler, cake, sauce, jam, jelly or syrup. Birds love blueberries so be sure to plant enough to share!.
The Northcountry Blueberry, Vaccinium ‘Northcountry’, has an attractive, sky blue colored fruit that is produced abundantly on this low, spreading shrub. It has a sweet wild blueberry flavor, and this fruit is small to medium 1/4″ in diameter. One of the earliest producing blueberry cultivars, it displays a profusion of dainty white tinged pink bell-shaped flowers in spring. It is a vigorous growing cultivar reaching bearing age in 2 years, and the fruits ripen in July. Northcountry has bright red fall colors. Its dwarf size would make it a nice ornamental plant. It likes an organically rich, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. The shallow, fibrous roots need constant moisture and good drainage. Plants appreciate a good organic mulch. This small blueberry is very cold hardy, but protect from winter burn, wind and sun. Plant with other cultivars for improved fruit production. Prune early before spring growth. Blueberries are delicious, exceptionally nutritious, high in bioflavanoids. Blueberries are a delicious gourmet treat that may be eaten fresh or used in cobbler, cake, sauce, jam, jelly or syrup. Birds love blueberries so be sure to plant enough to share!.
Fruit, Flowers and Fall Color on One Prolific PlantA prolific producer, Toro provides a late-July harvest of large, sweet berries of exceptional flavor and with a variety of uses. Toro also features pink flowers that appear in spring and soon transition to white. Autumn colors of yellow and red round out the ornamental features of this wonderful blueberry variety. It’s hard to do better for your garden than a plant that is not only beautiful, but also offers delectable fruit. Plant a Toro today!* Large, flavorful fruit* Fast-growing* Self-fertile, but cross-pollination provides best crop* Fruit is high in antioxidants* Wildlife interest* Fall color* Great for containers* Disease resistant.
The Blueberry ‘Draper PP15103’, Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Draper’, is an early midseason variety boasting large, powder blue, firm, excellently flavored berries. With delicious flavor and excellent firmness, the fruit is unusually regular and is presented in a loose cluster; easy release of ripe fruit from loose clusters and bears fruit on a strong, small stature bush.’Draper’ is a productive, early mid-season ripening variety with a very high fresh quality and a long storage life. Thicker skin gives the fruit a great crisp texture and a resistance to splitting. It is intended for areas where northern highbush cultivars are grown successfully. Integrating a blueberry plant into an ornamental garden is often called edible landscaping. Providing year round beauty in the garden, and delicious food in the summer, ‘Draper’ works well as an edible accent plant!Eat healthy! Blueberries are full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, namely Vitamin E, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Manganese, and is a very good source of Dietary Fiber..
Blueberry – Liberty, Vaccinium corymbosum `Liberty’, is a productive, very late ripening blueberry with berries that are moderately large and display an excellent powder-blue color. Each fruit has a delicious aroma and tasty flesh, making them a very popular choice. Liberty is a vigorous upright growing plant with numerous canes that are moderately branched and the fruit are well exposed.With its robust flavor and excellent firmness, Liberty makes delicious jams, jellies and desserts. Liberty has a harvest season that begins about 5 days before the variety known as ‘Elliott’.The upright bushes make a stunning hedge in fall when the foliage goes bright red-orange!With very good keeping quality, these blueberries are packed with vitamin C, high in dietary fiber, and an excellent source of manganese.Zones 4-8.