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  • Blueberry 'O'Neal Southern' 1 gal sleeve

Blueberry 'O'Neal Southern' 1 gal sleeve

SKU: 13462
$15.99
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Southern highbush variety (low chill hours, heat tolerant). Often considered to have the best flavor of the Southern Highbush varieties, with large dark blue fruit that matures very early and for an extensive season.

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Description

Botanical Name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Cultivar: O'Neal Southern Blueberry

Southern highbush variety (low chill hours, heat tolerant). Often considered to have the best flavor of the these varieties, with large dark blue fruit that matures very early and for an extensive season. Attractive gray-green foliage remains evergreen in mild winters; turns brilliant red before falling in colder climates.

Blueberry bushes are easy to grow and produce fruits that bring a healthy addition to your diet. They can be planted directly in the ground, grown as shrubs to landscape your yard, or even grown in decorative pots to add a pop of color to your patio.

Care

Sun Needs: Plant in full sun (minimum 6 hours)
Soil/Water Needs: Best grown in acidic (pH of 4.8 to 5.2), organically rich, medium to wet, well-drained soil. Shallow, fibrous roots need constant moisture and good drainage. Plants appreciate a good organic mulch.
Planting and Care Tip: Blueberry Care
How to grow blueberries in containers for small spaces
Attracts Pollinators
Self-Fruiting

Quick Facts

Flavor: Large fruit, especially sweet and flavorful
Growth Habit: Moderate growing; rounded, spreading form reaches 5 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide. Suitable for containers or growing in the ground.
Self-Fertile: Yes, but planting with other varieties will yield more fruit
Bloom Season: Spring: White bell shaped flowers
Harvest Season: Early Summer
Chill Hours: 200
USDA Zones: 5-9
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