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Item Number: FV381

Potted Blueberry - Peach Sorbet

Potted Blueberry - Peach Sorbet

Plant Has Colorful Leaves and Sweet Berries

  • Variety: Lowbush
  • Plant Age: 2 years
  • Zones: 5-10
  • Chill Hours: 300 or less
  • Harvest: Late season
  • Bush Habit: Small mounded plant that grows to 1 1/2-2' high
  • Fruit: Tropical flavored sweet berries
  • Facts of note: Plant is compact with leaves that range in color from peach, pink, orange and green. In mild climates, the plant will not drop its leaves in winter. Leaves turn a rich eggplant purple in winter. In cold winter regions, the plant will drop its leaves.

Introducing the Peach Sorbet Blueberry Plant

The Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant is a delightful addition to any garden. With its unique combination of flavors and stunning appearance, this variety of blueberry is sure to captivate both your taste buds and your eyes. In this article, we will explore the key characteristics, care requirements, and potential benefits of cultivating the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant in your garden.

Key Characteristics

  • Appearance: The Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant is renowned for its striking appearance. Its glossy, green foliage serves as a beautiful backdrop to the vibrant berries it produces. As the berries ripen, they transition from a pale green to a vivid pink, ultimately transforming into deep, rich blueberries. This color evolution is not only visually captivating but also a unique feature that distinguishes it from other blueberry varieties.

  • Flavor Profile: As the name suggests, the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant offers a delightful combination of peach and blueberry flavors. The berries have a sweet and tangy taste, with a subtle hint of peach that adds a refreshing twist to traditional blueberry flavor. This harmonious blend makes the Peach Sorbet Blueberry a sought-after choice for culinary purposes.

Cultivation and Care

  • Location: To thrive, the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant requires a sunny spot in your garden. Aim for at least six hours of direct sunlight daily. Ensure the soil is well-draining and acidic, with a pH level between 4.5 and 5.5. If your soil isn't naturally acidic, you can amend it with organic matter or use an acidifying fertilizer.

  • Planting: Planting this blueberry variety is relatively straightforward. Dig a hole that is twice the size of the root ball and place the plant inside, ensuring it is at the same depth as it was in the pot. Space multiple plants about 4 to 6 feet apart to allow for adequate airflow and growth.

  • Watering: Consistent moisture is crucial for the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant. Keep the soil evenly moist, but avoid waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. Applying a layer of mulch around the base of the plant can help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

  • Pruning: Pruning is essential to maintain the plant's shape, remove dead or diseased branches, and encourage fruit production. Typically, pruning is done during the dormant season, in late winter or early spring, before new growth begins.

Benefits and Uses

  • Edible Delights: The primary benefit of growing Peach Sorbet Blueberry plants is the delicious fruit they produce. These blueberries are perfect for fresh eating, baking, or making jams and preserves. The peach undertones in their flavor make them a versatile ingredient in various culinary creations.

  • Health Benefits: Blueberries, in general, are known for their numerous health benefits. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber, which can contribute to improved immune function, heart health, and digestive well-being. The Peach Sorbet Blueberry, with its unique flavor profile, provides an exciting way to enjoy these health benefits.

  • Ornamental Value: Beyond its fruit-bearing capabilities, the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant serves as an ornamental addition to your garden. Its changing foliage and colorful berries add aesthetic charm throughout the growing season, making it an attractive choice for landscaping.

The Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant is a remarkable addition to any garden. With its captivating appearance, unique flavor profile, and relative ease of cultivation, it offers a delightful blend of beauty and functionality. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, consider adding this enchanting blueberry variety to your outdoor space to enjoy its visual and culinary delights.

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Description

  • Variety: Lowbush
  • Plant Age: 2 years
  • Zones: 5-10
  • Chill Hours: 300 or less
  • Harvest: Late season
  • Bush Habit: Small mounded plant that grows to 1 1/2-2' high
  • Fruit: Tropical flavored sweet berries
  • Facts of note: Plant is compact with leaves that range in color from peach, pink, orange and green. In mild climates, the plant will not drop its leaves in winter. Leaves turn a rich eggplant purple in winter. In cold winter regions, the plant will drop its leaves.

Introducing the Peach Sorbet Blueberry Plant

The Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant is a delightful addition to any garden. With its unique combination of flavors and stunning appearance, this variety of blueberry is sure to captivate both your taste buds and your eyes. In this article, we will explore the key characteristics, care requirements, and potential benefits of cultivating the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant in your garden.

Key Characteristics

  • Appearance: The Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant is renowned for its striking appearance. Its glossy, green foliage serves as a beautiful backdrop to the vibrant berries it produces. As the berries ripen, they transition from a pale green to a vivid pink, ultimately transforming into deep, rich blueberries. This color evolution is not only visually captivating but also a unique feature that distinguishes it from other blueberry varieties.

  • Flavor Profile: As the name suggests, the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant offers a delightful combination of peach and blueberry flavors. The berries have a sweet and tangy taste, with a subtle hint of peach that adds a refreshing twist to traditional blueberry flavor. This harmonious blend makes the Peach Sorbet Blueberry a sought-after choice for culinary purposes.

Cultivation and Care

  • Location: To thrive, the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant requires a sunny spot in your garden. Aim for at least six hours of direct sunlight daily. Ensure the soil is well-draining and acidic, with a pH level between 4.5 and 5.5. If your soil isn't naturally acidic, you can amend it with organic matter or use an acidifying fertilizer.

  • Planting: Planting this blueberry variety is relatively straightforward. Dig a hole that is twice the size of the root ball and place the plant inside, ensuring it is at the same depth as it was in the pot. Space multiple plants about 4 to 6 feet apart to allow for adequate airflow and growth.

  • Watering: Consistent moisture is crucial for the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant. Keep the soil evenly moist, but avoid waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. Applying a layer of mulch around the base of the plant can help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

  • Pruning: Pruning is essential to maintain the plant's shape, remove dead or diseased branches, and encourage fruit production. Typically, pruning is done during the dormant season, in late winter or early spring, before new growth begins.

Benefits and Uses

  • Edible Delights: The primary benefit of growing Peach Sorbet Blueberry plants is the delicious fruit they produce. These blueberries are perfect for fresh eating, baking, or making jams and preserves. The peach undertones in their flavor make them a versatile ingredient in various culinary creations.

  • Health Benefits: Blueberries, in general, are known for their numerous health benefits. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber, which can contribute to improved immune function, heart health, and digestive well-being. The Peach Sorbet Blueberry, with its unique flavor profile, provides an exciting way to enjoy these health benefits.

  • Ornamental Value: Beyond its fruit-bearing capabilities, the Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant serves as an ornamental addition to your garden. Its changing foliage and colorful berries add aesthetic charm throughout the growing season, making it an attractive choice for landscaping.

The Peach Sorbet Blueberry plant is a remarkable addition to any garden. With its captivating appearance, unique flavor profile, and relative ease of cultivation, it offers a delightful blend of beauty and functionality. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, consider adding this enchanting blueberry variety to your outdoor space to enjoy its visual and culinary delights.

Delicious, exceptionally nutritious, and 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.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Cannot ship to the following states: AK, HI, PR, VI, GU

Cannot ship via USPS.

Cannot ship via SmartPost.

Shipping Weight: 4.58 lb

Dimensions: 35.9"L x 3.9"W x 3.9"H

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Patented Variety

Characteristics

USDA Growing Zone: 5 - 10
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Blueberry Type : Lowbush/Bushel & Berry
Chill Hours Needed : 150-300 hours
Planting Time : Winter

Planting & Care

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Guarantee

We guarantee the perishable items we sell to be in good, viable condition when we sell them. Perishable items include, but are not limited to, garlic bulbs, flower bulbs, seed potatoes, onion sets & transplants, potted or bare root trees, vegetable crowns, etc. If your perishable item arrives in substandard condition, take photographs and please contact us within 3 days of the purchase date (or delivery date) and we will provide you with a refund of the purchase price (excluding shipping costs), or a replacement. Accordingly, we urge you to open any boxes marked as ""Perishable"" immediately upon receiving them and inspect the shipment thoroughly (do not crack open heads of garlic, we do not accept claims on cracked garlic). Because some perishable items can deteriorate very quickly, we cannot accept any claims beyond the 3-day time frame as it becomes too difficult to determine if these items were delivered in substandard condition, or if they turned into such substandard condition because of having been improperly cared for or stored once delivered.

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Leela
Love blueberries!

I have been a regular customer of Peaceful Valley Farms for may years.
This time I bought three varieties of blueberry plants suitable for our region. Your packaging is perfect! All plants are thriving in the ground except this Sorbet which I planted in a container and is flourishing well!
Hope they all grow and give us good crop next year!

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Tiffany
Beautiful Blueberry Plant

Healthy plant. Did well when I transplanted from the nursery pot to a larger container.

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LVNV
Great plants, still growing strong

Bought three of these last year. Despite being under the care of a novice grower, they're still going strong in wickedly hot desert conditionsin Zone 9a. Highly recommend.

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Casey
Nice looking healthy plant

This is a nice, healthy, sturdy plant in great condition. I can't wait to harvest the berries!

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