This Powder Blue Blueberry bush beauty makes delicious late season berries and its attractive foliage makes it a good choice as a shrub border or hedge.
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 them too!
With the Rabbiteye blueberry bush being a heavy berry producer, you will easily grow enough berries 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.
Truly a shrub for all seasons; early spring will display its attractive tiny pink or white flowers, summer will have you eating handfuls of medium sized berries and autumn will offer a nice array of fall colors. Powderblue Blueberry bush needs around 600 chill hours for the ideal fruit set. The blueberries are light blue in color.
How to Care for Blueberry Bushes
Blueberries prefer full sun for best fruit production and even moisture. This heavy producer’s blueberry plant’s large fruit will ripen later in the mid to late season with a harvest beginning in late June to mid-July.
This fruit bush grows very large… up to 6-15 feet tall and 6-10 feet wide. Be sure to pick a planting site with ample space. Grows across the United States in USDA growing zones 7-9. Blueberries like acidic soil. Test your soil pH to ensure the acidity levels are right. Buy Blueberry Potting Soil to amend your garden soil.
The advantage of buying our potted blueberries is their well-developed root systems and branch structure that will have them quickly thriving and producing fruit in your yard. We do not ship bare root.
Blueberry plants can benefit from the addition of mulch or organic matter such as pine bark or peat moss to help retain moisture. You may grow these plants in a large container or raised bed as long as there is enough room for roots to spread. You may need to prune to desired size and shape. Be sure to check out our blog post on How to Prune Blueberry Bushes.
All blueberries require cross-pollination to produce fruit. We suggest purchasing three plants of at least two different varieties for ideal fruit production. Choosing blueberry varieties that fruit at different times in the season will extend your berry availability. Not getting any fruit? Check out this blog on Why is My Blueberry Plant Not Producing?.
Shop the Powder Blue Blueberry Plants for sale.
Vaccinium Ashei 'Powder Blue'
- Edible fruit
- Fruit rich in antioxidants
- Low maintenance
- Fall color