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Blueberry - Misty
(Early Harvest)

Medium to Large Sweet Berries

Item Number: FV359

$8.99

Pre-Order Today! ETA: 01/13/2017

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Description

  • Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum sp.
  • Zones: 5-10
  • Chill Hours: 300
  • Plant Age: 2 Years
  • Harvest: Early-season
  • Bush Habit: Upright, spreading bush reaching 4-6' tall with blue green and burgundy foliage in fall.
  • Fruit: Medium large, sweet, spicy flavored berries.
  • Facts of note: Misty is one of the most attractive, vigorous and high yielding Southern Highbush varieties. The bright blue-green foliage provides a perfect contrast to the pink and white spring flowers and sky blue summer fruit. Yields best when planted with other varieties. Chilling needs are very low at 300 hours, but don't hesitate to plant it all the way to Seattle. One of the most popular varieties in California because of fast growth, high yields, consistent quality.

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.

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Long-Lived
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Chill Hours Needed 300-500 hours Fruit is Good For Canning, Dehydrating, Freezing, Fresh Eating, Jam/Jelly, Pies/Cobblers
Shipped As Dormant Plant Quantity Single Plant
Growth Habit Bush Blueberry Type Southern (0-700 chill hours)
Time to Fruit Production 2-3 Years Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer
Planting Time Spring, Winter USDA Zone 5 - 10
Chill Hours Needed 300-500 hours
Fruit is Good For Canning, Dehydrating, Freezing, Fresh Eating, Jam/Jelly, Pies/Cobblers
Shipped As Dormant
Plant Quantity Single Plant
Growth Habit Bush
Blueberry Type Southern (0-700 chill hours)
Time to Fruit Production 2-3 Years
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer
Planting Time Spring, Winter
USDA Zone 5 - 10

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Shipping Information

Cannot ship to the following states: HI, PR. Cannot ship via SmartPost.

Shipping Weight: 3.00 lbs.

Guarantee

Limited Guarantee for Dormant Trees & Plants (When Planted in the Ground by April 1st)

Claim Deadline is June 1st (with the exception of persimmon trees, which have a deadline of June 15th)! Claims placed after June 1st (or June 15th for persimmon trees) will be denied.

What We Guarantee
Our only guarantee is that your dormant tree/plant will arrive in good, viable condition and will leaf out by May 15th (historically 98% of our trees do). This guarantee is only available to customers who purchased their tree/plant directly from us, and who planted their tree/plant in the ground by April 1st (or temporarily in a pot if the ground in their zone was still frozen solid).

What We Cannot Guarantee
We cannot guarantee that your tree/plant remains alive & healthy, or bears fruit, as there are too many variables beyond our control in order to do so (i.e. soil preparation, planting, fertilization, weed & pest control, adequate irrigation and/or drainage, chill hours, compatible hardiness for your zone, proper choice of pollinator, etc).

How to Request a Credit
If your tree/plant does not leaf out by May 15th, please perform a scratch test by checking for green under the bark, a few inches over the graft. If the scratch test reveals a brown cambium, that means your tree/plant is dead or dying. Watch our video titled Bare Root (Dormant) Warranty on how to perform this simple test. If the scratch test revealed that your plant is dead or dying, pull it from the ground and take pictures of the entire tree/plant, including the roots. Submit your claim & pictures by using the “Return an Item” tool on our Customer Service page (or email us at helpdesk@groworganic.com) no later than June 1st (or June 15th for persimmon trees). We will review your claim and issue you a credit (not a refund) for the purchase price of your tree/plant (excluding shipping).*

(*) We reserve the right to not issue credit for items purchased with credit, or if we determine (by the pictures you provide) that your tree/plant was improperly cared for (due to root rot, rodent or mechanical damage).

Reviews

3 inch plug

I got a great blueberry plant, it was healthy and leafing out. These are three inch plugs much smaller than the gallon size at the nursery. So much better to get these smaller plants because they aren't as demanding as bigger plants, I'm getting more.

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