Becky Blue Blueberry
Early-Ripening, Hardy Blueberry
Becky Blue Blueberry, Vaccinium ashei 'Becky Blue' is a rabbiteye selection blueberry bush, so named for the berries which turn pink before assuming their typical blue color. Plant a few of these for a vibrant hedge that will provide the bonus of succulent summer fruit. You can also plant just one as a lively focal point in your front yard. Becki Blue can even be grown as a container plant on your back patio.
Your Becky Blue Blueberry is sure to excite you each year when its white and pink flowers appear, an early harbinger of the delectable harvest to come. The blueberries ripen mid-spring to early summer, their large, light blue color a lovely contrast against the vibrant, green foliage. Fall brings another showy picture when the green leaves transition to a lively orange/red hue.
Becky Blue Blueberries will grow up to 10 feet high with an equal spread. It has an upright nature and spreading habit. It’s best to grow more than one variety (for cross-pollination), for an optimal harvest. Becky Blue is a rabbiteye type of blueberry bush which means that it tends to be a bit sweeter and hardier than other types, as well as freezing better than some other varieties. They also seem to have greater disease resistance and remain productive for more years.
Blueberries are always a fun and useful plant for the home landscape. Becky Blue Blueberry is as lovely and productive as you could hope for in a blueberry bush, and sure to be an enjoyable, and delicious, addition to your home this year.
* Delicious, healthy fruit
* Works in containers
* Fall interest
* Adaptable to a variety of soils
* Heat and drought tolerant
* Disease and pest resistant
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Vaccinium ashei â€˜Becky Blueâ€™|
|Mature Height||6 - 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||8 - 10 feet|
|Soil Type||Well drained|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|