Vaccinium corymbosum

Vaccinium corymbosum

Regular price €18.95

Vaccinium corymbosum - Description

Potted Vaccinium corymbosum
Common Name: Blueberry
Other Names: Northern Highbush Blueberry
Indoors or Outdoor: Best suited for outdoor cultivation
Size: Typically grows to a height of 1.5 to 2.5 meters

Vaccinium corymbosum - Delivery

Delivery Info: Your healthy Vaccinium corymbosum plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.

Vaccinium corymbosum - Characteristics

Mature Size: Normally reaches a height of 1.5 to 2.5 meters with a similar spread.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, meaning it sheds its leaves in the fall.
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade, with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Upright, bushy growth habit with green foliage in the growing season and brilliant autumn foliage colors.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Generally hardy in Irish climates, but protection from late spring frosts may be needed for the blossoms.
Diseases: Blueberries are susceptible to certain diseases like mummy berry and powdery mildew. Proper care and maintenance can help prevent these issues.

Vaccinium corymbosum - Uses

Uses in Garden: Ideal for home gardens and edible landscapes, blueberry bushes offer fresh, delicious berries and beautiful foliage. They can be grown as a standalone bush, in hedges, or in containers.

Vaccinium corymbosum - Planting Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Full sun is best for fruit production.
Frost Hardy: Generally frost hardy but protect blossoms from late spring frosts.
Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
Pruning Advice: Prune in late winter to early spring to remove dead or damaged branches and encourage new growth.

Vaccinium corymbosum - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

Sowing Time: Plant in late autumn to early spring when the plant is dormant.
Instruction: Choose well-draining, acidic soil with a pH of around 4.5 to 5.5. Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball, place the plant, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly.
Trench Preparation: Not required for this potted plant.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in an area with good air circulation to prevent fungal diseases.
Plant Spacing: Space blueberry bushes 1.5 to 2 meters apart.
Pruning: Prune annually to remove dead wood and maintain shape.

Facts About Product: Blueberries are not only delicious but also packed with antioxidants and vitamins. They can thrive in Irish gardens with proper care and are a delightful addition for both fruit and ornamental value.

Enhance your garden and enjoy fresh, homegrown blueberries with the Vaccinium corymbosum. Its vibrant foliage, tasty fruit, and adaptability to Irish climates make it a fantastic addition to your outdoor space. Order yours today and savor the joys of growing your own blueberries.

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Delivery - 12km Radius

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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge. 

Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things. 

An Post Delivery, Seeds & books - €1.50

Standard Parcel via An Post* €6.00

Local Delivery, 12km of Windyridge - €15.00

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