Blueberry - Jersey
Blueberry - Jersey
Item Number: FV357

Blueberry - Jersey

Heavy Production of Fruit

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$9.99
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$9.99
Sold out for the season. Available again in December 2020/January 2021.

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Description

  • Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum sp.
  • Variety: Northern Highbush
  • Plant Age: 1 Year
  • Zones: 4-8
  • Chill Hours: 800-1000
  • Harvest: Mid-season.
  • Bush Habit: Large to 7' at maturity.
  • Fruit: Favorite for home gardeners for its heavy production of small to medium sized fruit, perfect for baking.
  • Facts of note: Jersey is one of the oldest, most widely grown varieties. Easy to grow in most soil types; produces consistently high yields of very sweet fruit. Very hardy.

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
  • Good for Beginners
  • Heirloom
  • Long-Lived
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Suited to Cold Climates

Characteristics

USDA Zones :
4 - 8
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Blueberry Type : Northern (800 + chill hours)
Chill Hours Needed : 1000+ hours
Chill Hours Needed : 700-1000 hours
Growth Habit : Bush
Plant Quantity : Single Plant
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Winter
Time to Fruit Production : 2-3 Years
Fruit is Good For
canning, dehydrating, freezing, fresh eating, jam/jelly, pies/cobblers

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Shipping Weight: 3.0 lb

Dimensions: 14"L x 3"W x 3"H

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