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PlantFiles: Highbush Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vaccinium (vak-SIN-ee-um) (Info)
Species: corymbosum (kor-rim-BOW-sum) (Info)
Cultivar: Jersey

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6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Blue-Green

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
4.5 or below (very acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive eclecticLC On Jul 8, 2009, eclecticLC from Oskaloosa, IA wrote:

We have 5 different blueberry plants, Jersey is one of them. I can't say enough positives about this palnt. It is a great producer for at least 6 weeks. Nice sized fruits, very upright. We mulch our blueberries very heavy with pine needles and they simply love it. We were struggling to keep the soil acid enough for them, but the pine needles do the trick.

Positive soivos On Jun 27, 2008, soivos from Annapolis, MD wrote:

'Jersey' is an excellent blueberry to plant in conjuction with 'Patriot' for a slightly longer harvest.
Compared to 'Patriot' the 'Jersey' blueberry sets fruit and ripens a little later and the fruits are slightly smaller and sweeter.
The 'Jersey' blueberry bush tends to be taller and more upright with more consistent color in the autumn.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fremont, California
Oskaloosa, Iowa
South China, Maine
Cumberland, Maryland
Brunswick, Missouri
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
Rochester, New York
Charlotte, North Carolina
Brookhaven, Pennsylvania
Fort Worth, Texas
Colville, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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