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Blueberry - Tifblue

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This Rabbiteye variety was introduced in Georgia in 1955 and was for many years the standard by which all other rabbiteye varieties were judged. The fruit is firm and light blue, and has a good flavour when fully ripe. The fruit is in loose clusters, is f... Read More
Other Names: Tiffblue, Rabbiteye, rabbit eye

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Specifications of Blueberry - Tifblue

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm 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 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

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 October, November, December

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Pollinators for the Blueberry - Tifblue

Cross pollinate with these Rabbiteye varieties for fruit set

Blueberry - Brightwell

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Brightwell is a rabbiteye blueberry. Berries often form like grapes in thick clusters. This variety is often in the shops due to it's larger size and bigger harvest. It ripens in the middle or end of the blueberry harvesting season. It is self fertile but you can increase it's yield by planting it near other rabbiteye varieties. This variety is very well suited for the home orchard and low chill areas.

Blueberry - Powderblue

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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.

Blueberry- Premier

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A Rabbiteye variety released from North Carolina this variety is an early season rabbiteye variety, that produces fruit of excellent colour, size and flavour. The bushes are vigorous and productive, and have been suited to mechanical harvesting.

Blueberry - Maru

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Extend your harvest with this late season Rabbiteye blueberry. Suitable for warmer areas, it is a heavy cropper of large fruit, developing good flavour when fully ripe. Planted alongside another Rabbiteye variety, is a prolific producer and may need thinning to maintain large fruit

Blueberry - Rahi

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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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Blueberry - Gimme 5

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A sweet, low chill, self pollinating Rabbiteye variety. This selection has been trialled and developed on the North Coast of NSW and is suitable for commercial and backyard production. A vigorous growing upright bush with medium to large flavourful berries. Showing less susceptibility to blueberry rust than other varieties. Blueberries prefer a moist, acidic soil and will grow well in full sun to part shade- protection from hot afternoon sun can be beneficial during Summer. Fruit yield will increase with cross pollination with another rabbiteye variety such as Powderblue, Brightwell, Rahi, Tifblue, Maru. One of the best fruits you can grow. Blueberries grow very well in containers or in the ground- provided the soil is acidic or amended to be so.

Blueberry - Climax

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An early season Rabbiteye variety that grows upright and has proven its toughness in various difficult soil locations. The berries have a good flavour, are medium in size, medium blue colour, and have a small scar. This variety was selected for its potential to machine harvest, and its concentrated ripening period. Planted with Premier, it is a good commercial choice.

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Very sweet, low chill cherry with firm textured flesh and deep, dark red colour when ripe. This PBR cultivar is well suited to warm temperate and cooler sub-tropical areas. Self pollinating. Unauthorised commercial propagation of plants with Plant Breeder Rights is not permitted.
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Cherry - Minnie Royal

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Minnie Royal cherry is showing good promise as a low chill producer of fruit with a stand out flavour. It is a medium to large size red cherry with a firm texture Fruiting can be as early as November. The tree is very productive and has been known to set heavy crops in southern California. Chill hours can be as low as 200 hours.
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Macadamia Pinkalicious TM

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Displaying stunning pink racemes of flowers in Spring, this is a gorgeous Macadamia tree that as well as producing edible delicious and nutritious nuts will add a bright splash of colour to the garden. A popular Macadamia due to its colorful ornamental features. Nuts will fall when they are ripe from Autumn through Winter. A trademarked variety of Macadamia. Propagation of this variety is prohibited.
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Loquat - Bessell Brown

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Large to very large fruit with large seed. Thick, orange skin resistant to bruising with firm golden coloured flesh. Pleasant mild flavour. The tree is hardy and well suited to a range of climates.
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Blueberry - Tifblue Reviews & Tips

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Waterfall
★★★★ 9y ago

WATERFALL, NSW, Australia

Grows rather fast, no fruit yet as it did not have a pollinator close by at the time of flowering, this season will be different as I have almost 10 varieties now.

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