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Legacy Blueberry

Legacy blueberries

Legacy blueberries

Legacy blueberries

Legacy blueberries

This northern highbush variety has a reputation for sweetness and big berries. These plants are disease-resistant, and reach mature heights over 6 feet with a spread almost equal to their height. Expect to harvest berries late in the mid-season.

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 4.5 to 5.2

Hardiness Zones

  • 5 to 8

Spacing

  • 4′ to 8′ apart
  • 3′ apart for hedges

Moisture

  • Water deeply 1-2 inch per week during the growing season
  • Keep the soil moist but not saturated

Notes

  • Late Season
  • High yield
  • Berries store well
  • Plant keeps some of its leaves in mild winters

Have you grown Legacy blueberries? If so, please tell us about your experience with this blueberry variety.

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