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Blueberry

Botanical Name
Vaccinium species
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 7(8)
Height
6 inches to 12 feet
Width
2 to 12 feet
Flowers
White, sometimes with pink tinge
Fruit
Blue-black berry
Light
Full sun to partial shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, acidic
Planting & Care
  • Amend planting bed as needed, easy to grow with proper soil conditions
Problems
Chlorosis in alkaline soils, birds
Varieties
  • Low bush blueberries are smaller and hardy to Zone 2.
  • University of Minnesota introduced half-high series that are hardy to -40 degrees.

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