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Blueberry - Blue Rose

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Fruit Trees > Temperate Fruit Trees > Blueberry > Blueberry - Blue Rose
A Northern highbush selection best suited to cooler climates. An excellent variety, with good autumn foliage, and large fruit. It is essential that the fruit be left on the shrub until the last minute, as the fruit is very acidic and will not ripen after ... Read More
Other Names: Bluerose

$18.75 ($17.75-$49.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Blueberry - Blue Rose

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool 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 1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

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

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas VIC, SA

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 February, March, April

Fertiliser All Purpose, Compost, Sulphur

Growth Rate Medium

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Pollinators for the Blueberry - Blue Rose

Cross pollinate with these Northern Highbush varieties for fruit set

Blueberry - Margaret

$24.90

A highbush selection requiring 750-1200 hours of chill, it does best on cooler climates. Earliest fruiting variety from early December. Good size fruit. Most important. Blueberries require an acid soil with a pH of 4.5 to 5.5. They also require a free draining loose friable soil. They dislike clay heavy soils. To aide the successful establishment of bushes it is best to build up beds by incorporating peat moss and garden soils at a 50/50 ratio. Peat is preferred as it is naturally acidic.

Blueberry - Denise

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A northern high bush variety that is only suited to cooler areas as it has high chilling requirements.Fruit is very large and round, medium blue with red around stem end when ripe. Great as fresh eating berry. Early season ripening over about 7 weeks.

Blueberry - Reka

$27.00 ($17.75-$49.00 choose a size)

One of the fastest growing and most adaptable variety of blueberries, Reka is a heavy bearer and has great tasting fruit. A Northern Highbush variety it is self fertile but will benefit from having another variety nearby such as the Denise. Deciduous and frost hardy bit in areas with late frost care needs to be taken to protect the spring flowers.

Blueberry - Northland

$19.90

Northern Highbush variety, cold hardy, compact and dense bush with large sweet fruit. Ripening end of year and into the new. Northland produces a colourful autumn display when losing its leaves for winter. Due to its high chill requirements it breaks dormancy later than Southern Highbush types so pair this one with Blue Rose for pollination purposes.

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Blueberry - Kisses (PBR)

$59.00 ($34.95-$99.00 choose a size)

Characterized by it enormous fruit size and naturally dwarfing habit, this self pollinating Blueberry is perfect for planting with the Blueberry Burst to extend the fruiting season. Low chill variety flowering and fruiting over a 4 to 6 month period with exceptionally high yield. Trialled successfully in both hot and cold climates in Australia. Protected by Plant Breeders Right (PBR)Developed by Plantnet.

Blueberry - Rahi

$18.75 ($18.75-$49.00 choose a size)

Firm light blue berries have great flavour and store well. A Rabbit Eye variety it will need another Rabbit Eye variety planted with it for cross pollination such as the premier, brightwell or powderblue. Deciduous and frost hardy but take care to protect it from late frost which can damage the spring flowers.
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Dwarf Mandarin - Imperial

$44.00

A proven early variety that is still very popular today. Excellent colour and flavour; the skin is smooth, glossy, thin and easy to peel. Older trees may develop a biennial bearing habit. Dwarf trees grow to about 2m tall.

Blueberry - Northland

$19.90

Northern Highbush variety, cold hardy, compact and dense bush with large sweet fruit. Ripening end of year and into the new. Northland produces a colourful autumn display when losing its leaves for winter. Due to its high chill requirements it breaks dormancy later than Southern Highbush types so pair this one with Blue Rose for pollination purposes.

Avocado - Sharwill (B)

$54.00 ($54.00-$79.00 choose a size)

A medium sized fruit with rough green skin closely resembling the Fuerte but slightly more oval in shape. The fruit has a rich flavour, good oil content and small seed. Sensitive to frost. H June, Aug The Sharwill represents up to 20% of all avocadoes grown in NSW, is a regular and moderate bearer with excellent quality fruit.

Orange - Cara Cara Blood Navel

$39.00 ($39.00-$44.00 choose a size)

A red fleshed navel, this variety was discovered in Venezuela in 1976. It has pink to red flesh similar to Star Ruby grapefruit. In South Africa it matures slightly earlier than Washington navel. It is sweet and the fruit often grows quite large. It is also a seedless variety that looks fantastic. The fruit is very large and is becoming a favourite in taste all around Australia. Quickly becoming the Blood Orange Tree to choose.

Blueberry - Blue Rose Reviews & Tips

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Potty Bob 1
★★★★ 5y ago

POTTSVILLE, NSW, Australia

Not as productive as sharp blue ,but much bigger sweet berries . Cross pollinates with bridhtwell

Jane16
★★★★ 5y ago

EASTWOOD, NSW, Australia

My oldest Blue Rose I've had for 3 years. It's a high chill variety but I live in the middle of Sydney and it's heavily flowering this year. I've had it for almost 2 years. Last year I barely had any fruit due to lack of pollinators and other blueberry...

Fruitylicious1
★★★★ 6y ago

TAMWORTH, NSW, Australia

Healthylicious

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Figbarron
★★★★ 7y ago

FRANKSTON SOUTH, VIC, Australia

I already had an early season blueberry bush so why not a mid season one? The blue rose has been repotted into an Azalea mix and has begun to flower right after breaking dormancy. It seems to produce flowers first before leaves?  It has since produced...

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Waterfall
★★★★ 9y ago

WATERFALL, NSW, Australia

Has set plenty of fruit in coastal Sydney although is meant to a high chill variety.

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Edward3
★★★★ 9y ago

CARLINGFORD, NSW, Australia

Delicious fruit.

CoolClimate1
★★ 12y ago

Yass, NSW, Australia

Lovely bush, best of my blueberries, none of which are growing with much vigour. Trying some iron chelates to see if that improves things.Died. I just seem to have no luck with blueberries!

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Birdybooo1
★★★★★ 12y ago

Burnside, VIC, Australia

I just love blueberries, the Blue Rose was recommended to me by a friend. I have one that is 40cm high and is currently propagating 12 plants from cuttings taken from my friend's mature plant. They are great fruiters and the flavors are sweet. I have m...

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BloodPlum1
★★★★ 12y ago

CAMBERWELL, VIC

Update - Just got my first harvest of blueberries! I did lose one to a bird but I quickly netted the plant and protected the rest. The taste of the berries is very subtle with a hint of sweetness and none of the tartness of the store-bought blueberries...

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