Blueberry - Powderblue

Vaccinium ashei

Powderblue blueberry plant covered in ripening blueberry fruit

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Noted because the fruit has a powdery blush and is medium in size. It is one of the toughest blueberry varieties with a harvest later in the season. A bigger harvest can be achieved by mixing with other rabbiteyes such as the tifblue or others will suit. A great selection for QLD and northern NSW as they don't need many chill hours for the fruit to set. Often the white flowers have a flush of pink. Grows well in pots and has thick enough foliage to be used as a hedge in summer but lets the light through in winter.

$27.00 ($14.90-$27.00 choose a size)

Specifications of Blueberry - Powderblue

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas VIC, SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months October, November, December

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Blueberry - Powderblue Reviews & Tips

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★★ 5y ago

THAGOONA, QLD, Australia

Way too young to comment on the plant itself yet. Purcahsed mainly as a pollinator for my 2 Blueberry Britewell. It's getting a bit of a beating from the sun at present as you can probably see in the leaves.It's currently in full sun (I'm in Ipswich Q...

★★★★ 6y ago


Growing well and setting fruit.

★★★★ 6y ago


Acid loving plant, I use azalea potting mix,  azalea slow release fertiliser and pine bark. I have them planted  in large pots with 2 other varieties with them as cross pollination will produce more fruit significantly.

★★★★ 8y ago

Illawarra, NSW

I love blueberries and it's a small knife in the heart to have to pull the flowers off this year. Planted near a pine tree for that extra acidic touch.

★★★★ 10y ago

, FL

Starting with 6" sticks 2 years ago I now get about 2 handful of berries from each of my 4 plants and they have grown twice as big as last year. 

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