Bluecrop Blueberry close up of fruit and foliage
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The Most Popular Variety Bluecrop Blueberry

Northern Highbush, Mid-season

Blue is in all fall long with the Bluecrop Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'). This lovely plant produces fantastic, plump blueberries that are sure to please your palate. Gardeners across North America admire this disease resistant variety, not just because it's easy to grow, but because it consistently yields high-quality large berries for salad, pies, and jams! In fact, it is the most widely grown blueberry varieties in the United States.

This pretty plant produces quaint white bell-shaped flowers in May. These petite, waxy blossoms announce that blueberries are soon to follow. These fresh little berries take about two to three months to mature but should be ripe once August arrives.

Watch out for the birds when it comes time to harvest these yummy berries. The birds love them almost as much you will.

This shrub grows upright with open branches and lance-shaped leaves. It makes an excellent border and can add some character to a shrub garden with its ornamental flair.

When winter comes around, the Bluecrop Blueberry will continue to add beauty to your garden with vivid and rich red foliage. After your Bluecrop has been established, it's time to consider pruning. We recommend that you prune your Bluecrop late in its third winter.

Plant your prolific Bluecrop Blueberry in well-drained, wet or medium moisture soil. You'll want to water it frequently since its shallow fibrous roots need lots of moisture. For best results, make sure your Bluecrop gets full sun or partial shade and soil rich with organic nutrients or a quality organic mulch.

Bluecrop requires a pH of 5.5 or lower along with regular application of acid fertilizer to reach its true potential. Grow Bluecrop in the ground in zones 4 through 7 in full sun. In zones 8 and 9 where Bluecrop will do fine, it is best to grow them in containers where the pH of the soil is more easily maintained. In the hotter dryer climates Bluecrop can be successfully grown with protection from the hot afternoon sun.

To further improve your tasty blueberry crop, you'll want to plant a few of these beauties nearby each other. They are self-fertile but the berries are better and more plentiful when cross-pollinated.

So, pull out your apron, and prepare to make some delicious Bluecrop Blueberry dishes. These juicy berries are nutritious and delectable, not to mention high in bioflavonoids. You'll want to gather your recipes for blueberry pie, cobbler, jelly, jam, and syrup because this plant will provide you with ample opportunities to enjoy its scrumptious berries!

  • The Most Popular Blueberry Variety
  • Produces Abundant, Large Berries
  • Red Branches Add Winter Color and Interest

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.
Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Bluecrop Blueberry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-7
Growing Zones 4-7
More Information
Botanical Name Vaccinium 'Bluecrop'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 5 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 6 feet
Soil Type Well Drained
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Fall Color Red