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PlantFiles: Highbush Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'FLX-2'

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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: FLX-2
Additional cultivar information: (PP19381; aka Bountiful BlueŽ)
Hybridized by Monrovia

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Shrubs

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
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:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive krissypoo On Jul 17, 2013, krissypoo from Long Beach, CA wrote:

planted this about 6 months ago, grows very well so far in my zone 10 (only gets morning sun and is shaded from hot afternoon sun). blueberries are fantastic. hopefully will get more next year!

Regional...

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

Long Beach, California
Rockvale, Tennessee
Marysville, Washington



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