BLUEBERRY - BACKYARD BLUE
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.
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
1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)
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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
Customer Comments on Blueberry - Backyard Blue
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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Update: 1303 days 8hrs
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
Height 1 metres
Growing: In the Ground
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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