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Blueberry - Jewel (Early Mid-Season) - FV374

Blueberry - Jewel (Early Mid-Season) Blueberry - Jewel (Early Mid-Season) Blueberry - Jewel (Early Mid-Season)
Planting Blueberries & Growing Blueberries

Planting Blueberries & Growing Blueberries

  • Not registered for sale in: HI, PR
  • Pre-Order Today!
  • Available to ship as soon as: January 8, 2016
  • (However, as we ship on a first come, first serve basis, your order may not ship until days or weeks later. You will receive an email when your order ships.)


When placing your bare root orders, please be aware that AS SOON as the trees/plants are available to ship (Dec. for trees, Jan. for plants), we will begin shipping IMMEDIATELY - no matter where you are located !!!

There are several factors why we must ship immediately:

  • We can only ship bare root items when they are dormant. With us being located in CA, trees/plants can come out of dormancy well before the rest of the nation is ready to plant.
  • We receive our bare root items in successive deliveries. We need to move them out quickly, as our space is limited.
  • It is very challenging, if not impossible, to keep track of who gets what when dealing with ten's of thousands of trees/plants and 200 varieties over 3 months, hence we must adhere to our policy.


When your order arrives, you should remove it from the outside elements before nightfall. If you will not be present at the destination when the order will be delivered, you should either ship the order to another location or make sure someone will be there to take care of your order.

While your order is hardy enough to withstand freezing temperatures in its box, you definitely should not leave it outside in sub-zero temperatures for days on end.

AS IMPORTANTLY, you then need to open the box, remove the trees/plants from their plastic bag, store them in a basement, cellar or garage, covering their roots with sand, dirt, sawdust or wood chips (do not use cedar that is toxic to the trees) and keep them moist until you are able to plant them in the ground in Spring.

  • Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum sp.
  • Variety: Southern Highbush
  • Plant Age: 2 Years
  • Zones: 8-10
  • Chill Hours: 200
  • Harvest: Early mid-season
  • Bush Habit: Upright bush reaching 6 – 8' tall with green foliage in fall.
  • Fruit: Very large, tangy berries.
  • Facts of note: Jewel yields abundant crops of the largest Southern Highbush berries with a tangy flavor. Its upright habit makes it a great landscape plant. Dependable in mild-winter climates because of a low chill requirement. Long harvest period. Plant with other mid-season fruiting blueberries for best performance.

Delicious, exceptionally nutritious, high in bioflavanoids. Consider climate suitability, ripening season and fruit size when selecting varieties and include at least two different varieties for cross–pollination and fruiting (any two varieties will do, regardless of ripening time). Grow in acidic, well-drained soil. Cottonseed meal is an excellent fertilizer for blueberries along with good quality compost and peat moss.

Check out our Fruit Harvest Chart to plan for successive harvests.

Customer Reviews

Great Price, Branches Broken

Bought this blueberry bush and was very excited to get it. When it finally shipped here I noticed that a couple branches were broken, even though the packaging was in great shape. I think it must have been shipped broken. Also, the roots seemed a bit root bound. It's been 2 weeks, half of the plant has leaves and is doing great, half does not (and these are not the broken branches, since I pruned those off! I think this plant will end up being fine, but I was disappointed!

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