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Pink Popcorn Blueberry

Pink Popcorn blueberries

Pink Popcorn blueberries

Pink Popcorn blueberries

Pink Popcorn blueberries

If you want to add a little razzle-dazzle to your blueberry patch, Pink Popcorn may be a good choice. The berries are actually pink when they’re ripe—but they still have that characteristic blueberry flavor. This is a northern highbush variety. It likes peaty, acidic soil and consistent moisture. With a 4- to 5-foot height and spread, Pink Popcorn is a prolific producer.

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 4.5 to 5.2

Hardiness Zones

  • 3 to 7


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


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


  • Early Season
  • Berries are pink when ripe
  • Disease-resistant
  • Self-pollinating

Have you grown Pink Popcorn blueberries? If so, please tell us the plusses and minuses of growing this variety.


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