Bluecrop Blueberry Bush

As low as $39.59 was $59.99
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SKU
5085
Planting Pros Recommend:

The Bluecrop Blueberry (Vaccinium 'Bluecrop') is known throughout the world as one of the most productive, flavorful varieties! 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 variety in the U.S.

This pretty plant produces white bell-shaped flowers for bees in May, petite, waxy blossoms announce that blueberries are soon to follow! Taking about two to three months to mature but should be ripe once August arrives. 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 firm, slightly aromatic, and wonderfully sweet fruit was an instant hit with commercial growers and home gardeners alike. A long harvest period lasting up to 2 weeks in the mid-season was also attractive to the home gardener! When winter comes around, the Bluecrop Blueberry will continue to add beauty to your garden with vivid and rich red foliage.

Planting and Application:

This stately 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! Prune smaller for large containers and planters.

They make a beautiful, useful, hard-working and noteworthy choice for foundation planting in full sun. Enjoy dual-purpose screening, hedgerows and shelterbelts that give you and your wildlife ample food and sheltering privacy. The blooms, foliage, colorful berries, fall color and dense branching offer year-round appeal for any garden application and make landscapes come alive!

  • Mid-Season, Northern Highbush
  • The Most Popular Blueberry Variety
  • Produces Abundant, Large Berries
  • Red Branches Add Winter Color & Interest
  • Versatile Edible Landscaping Shrub

#ProPlantTips for Care:

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. Make sure your Bluecrop gets full sun, or partial shade in hot climates, and acidic soil rich with organic nutrients and quality mulch.

  • Full Sun
  • Very Moist Soil
  • Well-Drained Mulched Soil
  • Requires pH of 5.5
  • Disease Resistant

Order your own superfruit that’s also gorgeous ornamental Bluecrop Blueberry Bush today at NatureHills.com!

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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

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

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 .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters 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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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Bluecrop Blueberry Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-7
Growing Zones 4-7
More Information
Brand Plants That Work
Botanical Name Vaccinium 'Bluecrop'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 5 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate to Moist
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Green
Fall Color Red
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time When Dormant
Fragrant Yes