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PlantFiles: Rabbiteye Blueberry
Vaccinium ashei 'Powderblue'

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Family: Ericaceae (er-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Vaccinium (vak-SIN-ee-um) (Info)
Species: ashei (ASH-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Powderblue

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Deciduous
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
4.5 or below (very acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Jun 29, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Released by North Carolina in 1078, Powderblue has a chilling requirement of 550-650 hours. Berries are medium in size, are light blue in color, and have good firmness and flavor. Bush habit it upright and spreading.

Regional...

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

Newberry, Florida



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