Highbush Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum 'FLX-2'

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 Lyrene
Registered or introduced: 2007

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

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

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Regional

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

Long Beach, California

Rockvale, Tennessee

Marysville, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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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!