BLUEBERRY - POWDERBLUE
Botanical Name: Vaccinium ashei
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.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
VIC, SA, WA
Suitability in Pots
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)
Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)
October, November, December
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