Vaccinum 'Blue Jay' Blueberry # 3 18-24"

Vaccinum 'Blue Jay' Blueberry # 3 18-24"

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Vaccinium 'Blue Jay' is a cultivar of blueberry plant that is known for its sweet and flavorful berries. Here are some of its characteristics:

  1. Size: The plant typically grows to a height of 3-6 feet and a width of 3-4 feet.

  2. Foliage: The leaves are dark green in color and have a glossy appearance. They are about 1-3 inches long and are oval or elliptical in shape.

  3. Fruit: The berries are large and have a sweet flavor. They are typically ready to harvest in mid- to late-summer.

  4. Growth rate: The plant grows at a moderate rate, and can take several years to reach full maturity.

  5. Hardiness: 'Blue Jay' is a hardy plant that can withstand cold temperatures and is suitable for growing in USDA zones 4-7.

  6. Soil and sun requirements: The plant prefers well-drained soil and full sun exposure for optimal growth and fruit production.

  7. Disease resistance: 'Blue Jay' is resistant to many common blueberry diseases, such as mummy berry and stem blight.

  8. Pollination: 'Blue Jay' is partially self-fertile, but it will produce more fruit if planted with another blueberry cultivar for cross-pollination.

  9. Size at purchase: The 18-24" size indicates the height of the plant at the time of purchase, which is typically in a container.