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Item Number: FVO355

Organic Blueberry Gupton (Ea)

Organic Blueberry Gupton (Ea)

Early ripening berry

Southern Highbush
  • Zones: 6-10a
  • Harvest: Early ripening
  • Fruit: Berries are medium to medium large, light blue in color, and very sweet.
  • Facts of note: This plant grows to 6′ at maturity, having a narrow, columnar shape. The habit is very upright and Gupton has strong branches, a very picturesque blueberry shrub. Other aspects noted in the southern growing zones is that the berries do not crack during wet weather at harvest time, and the flowering time is a bit later than other low-chill cultivars (helping Gupton to avoid frost damage to the blooms in late-frost pockets or valleys). Released in 2006 by the USDA-ARS in Poplarville, MS.
  • Potted plant
  • Certified Organic
USDA Certified OrganicNew item
Winter seasonal item. Pre-orders available this Summer/Fall.
$29.99

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Description

Southern Highbush
  • Zones: 6-10a
  • Harvest: Early ripening
  • Fruit: Berries are medium to medium large, light blue in color, and very sweet.
  • Facts of note: This plant grows to 6′ at maturity, having a narrow, columnar shape. The habit is very upright and Gupton has strong branches, a very picturesque blueberry shrub. Other aspects noted in the southern growing zones is that the berries do not crack during wet weather at harvest time, and the flowering time is a bit later than other low-chill cultivars (helping Gupton to avoid frost damage to the blooms in late-frost pockets or valleys). Released in 2006 by the USDA-ARS in Poplarville, MS.
  • Potted plant
  • Certified Organic

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. Browse all our blueberry plants for sale.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

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

Shipping Weight: 3.0 lb

Dimensions: 14.0"L x 3.0"W x 3.0"H

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Long-Lived

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 6 - 10a
Blueberry Type : Southern (0-700 chill hours)
Growth Habit : Bush
Planting Time : Spring
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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