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Powder Blue Blueberry

Powder Blue

Powder Blue Blueberries

Powder Blue

Powder Blue Blueberries

This rabbiteye plant grows to a 6- to 10-foot height and spread, and is known for producing sweeter berries than other varieties. To keep these plants thriving, get them a pollination partner. Expect to harvest later in the season. These berries are perfect for canning.

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun to partial shade(six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 4.5 to 5.2

Hardiness Zones

  • 6 to 9

Spacing

  • 8′ to 10′ apart
  • 5′ to 6′ apart for hedges

Moisture

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

Notes

  • Mid to Late Season
  • Requires 550 to 650 chill hours
  • Sweeter than other varieties
  • High yield
  • Produces clusters of up to 50 berries

Have you grown Powder Blue blueberries? If so, please tell us your top tips for ensuring a delicious harvest.

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