BLUEBERRY - SHARPBLUE
Botanical Name: Vaccinium hybrid
Excellent quality large fruit. Very low chill requirements and self-pollinating. A tough and vigorous bush. It has grown well in both sandy soils and heavier loams. The fruit has a wet scar, and is likely to become soft during very hot weather, meaning that it needs to be harvested frequently to overcome this.
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)
September, October, November, December
Customer Comments on Blueberry - Sharpblue
Blueberry - Sharpblue
I have my Sharpe in a pot and has given fruit once. I want to plant it in granite soil. Tenterfield area. What do you think? Plant it out and hope for the best or keep in the pot. | Leighton Breen - Tenterfield, NSW 11-Apr-2008
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Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 1700 days 6hrs
Very good flavour. Of the 6 varieties planted, this is one of the better tasting fruit. However, the berry size seems to be getting smaller in succeeding years.
Fruiting Months December
Height 1 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Fruit Harvest: 200 Fruit Per Year
First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Pollination: Cross Pollination
When I Fertilise: Spring
Bird netting essential to stop birds eating berries. Birds will be checking the bushes several times a day.
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