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BLUEBERRY - BACKYARD BLUE

Backyard Blue Blueberry pollination chartBotanical Name: Vaccinium spp
Description

An excellent eating variety for the subtropics with very low chilling requirements. Cropping extends from July through to October. Self pollinating. A delight for children this blueberry bears regularly and has large sized fruit.

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$14.90 0 Cutting Pot: 0.35L
Height: 20-30cm
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Blueberry Southern Highbush (#BlueberrySouthernHighbush), Colour Skin Blue (#ColourSkinBlue), Great For Kids (#GreatForKids), Jam Pickle And Preserve (#JamPickleAndPreserve), Leaves Semi Deciduous (#LeavesSemiDeciduous), Size Height 1-2m (#SizeHeight1-2m), Size Plant Width 1-2m (#SizePlantWidth1-2m)

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Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate

1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Sometimes

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

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?

Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

2-3 Years

Sun or Shade

Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type

Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH

Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

October, November, December

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Blueberry - Backyard Blue

We planted 6 varieties and found Backyard Blue to be the best tasting. | Edward Henner - Carlingford, NSW 31-Jul-2011
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Blueberry - Backyard Blue (Cutting) 9/10

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 2154 days 20hrs

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Very good flavour. If allowed to fully ripen, they become more sweet but less flavoursome. Grows to about 1m high . Recommended.

Fruiting Months November and December

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 0.4 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Pest Control: Bird netting essential to stop birds eating berries. Birds will be checking the bushes several times a day.


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Blueberry - Backyard Blue (Cutting) 10/10

Simon1's Edible Fruits
Update: 4057 days 15hrs

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Was growing really well. I had heaps of fruit in the first year.

Then I dropped a piece of wood on it and broke it at the base. Woops

Pollination: No


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Ellen's Edible Fruits
Update: 4080 days 16hrs

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Got it last summer 08

I loves the size of the fruits .


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Blueberry - Backyard Blue 9/10

Zeni's Edible Fruits
Update: 4057 days 20hrs

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This is supposed to be a good backyard variety and will cross pollinate with the other varieties I already have planted.

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Anand Rathod's Edible Fruits
Update: 751 days 12hrs

Comments: - yummy

Fruiting Months May

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 5

Fruit Harvest: 0.25 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 6 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Blueberry - Backyard Blue 8/10

Alan - Samford's Edible Fruits
Update: 2421 days 4hrs

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Tastes good, is pesticide free, and it's fresh.

Planted: 2013

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

First Fruited: 10 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never

Organic Status:Organic


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Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 4088 days 19hrs

Comments: -

First one died.

Pollination: No


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