The Beckyblue Rabbiteye blueberry bush offers early-season ripening, exceptional and delicious production of medium to large sized sweet berries and showy fall colors!
Blueberries are your go-to super food due to their high levels of antioxidants. The healing powers of blueberries are widely known. You just can’t beat the flavor of blueberries picked fresh off a plant you grew. Kids love these blueberries too!
With this Rabbiteye blueberry bush being a heavy berry producer, you will easily grow enough berries from the blueberry bush to make muffins, smoothies, cakes, bread, pies, even add them to your morning oatmeal or cereal. Blueberries are also easy to freeze, providing off-season enjoyment as well.
Planting Rabbiteye Blueberries
Blueberries prefer full sun for best fruit production and even moisture. The Beckyblue is tolerant of hot, humid conditions and is a taller variety, growing 6 to 10 feet tall a d 6-10 feet wide. Requires little pruning to maintain shape. Be sure to check out our blog post on How to Prune Blueberry Bushes.
Around 350 chill hours are needed for ideal fruit set. Grow across the United States in USDA growing zones 6-9. It performs best in well drained soil and full sun. The addition of organic matter such as pine bark or pine straw will help retain moisture during the hot summer months. It’s berries tend to ripen in late May to early June.
The advantage of buying our potted blueberry plants is their well-developed root systems and branch structure that will have them quickly thriving and producing fruit in your yard. All blueberries require cross-pollination to produce fruit.
We suggest purchasing three blueberry bushes of at least two different varieties for ideal fruit production. Choosing rabbiteye varieties that fruit at different times in the season will extend your berry availability.
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Check out our Blueberry Grow Guide for information on planting and growing blueberries!
Purchase our specially formulated Blueberry Soil to amend the soil at your planting site.
Vaccinium Ashei 'Beckyblue'
- Edible fruit
- Fruit rich in antioxidants
- Fall color
- Low maintenance