The self-fruitful Northern Highbush Legacy Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Legacy') is a vigorous and productive grower and produces medium to large-sized, medium-blue, firm fruit with a very superior flavor and sweetness! These plants are high-yielding and very consistent year after year!
The white spring blossoms are a bumblebee's favorite as they do their best to squeeze into the dainty bell-shaped blossoms. These quickly become big fat blue fruit that tastes amazing and is a healthy superfruit as well! Nestled among the lush green leaves that take on beautiful orange fall color, these are prized ornamentals for edible landscaping that feeds you and your wildlife too!
This is an attractive landscape plant and a heavy producer of delicious fruit. The fruit ripens in August, and when planted with other varieties, extends your harvest and boosts pollination. Be sure to plant with another Northern Highbush for the biggest crops. You'll enjoy an extended of extremely nutritious, high-quality Blueberries for fresh eating, baked goods, in preserves or jams, frozen or dehydrated for winter use!
Plant multiple Legacy or other Highbush blueberries in groups or rows and let these double-duty shrubs fill your garden with ornamental flowering beauty and superfruit that you'll need to fight the local songbirds for! Use as backdrops to vegetable gardens or lovely foundation plantings, while filling your fruit bowl at the same time! For larger crops per shrub, plant multiples of Legacy Blueberry or combine it with other Northern Highbush Blueberry bushes.
The brilliant fall foliage is bright orange and stays on the bush well into the winter. Try this in your landscape as a hard-working, useful, edible screen or hedge. Create delectable privacy with great fruit at your fingertips plus shade for your garden beds and borders. Legacy is small enough to tuck into large planters and containers for gardening anywhere sunny!
Easy to grow Blueberry bushes in acidic soils For best fruiting, prune the oldest lower branches in late winter. With this care, these plants are high-yielding and very consistent year after year. Provide lots of moisture and fertility, plus a healthy 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch for best results. Prune when dormant to control shape and size, and keep the interior open to sun and air penetration.
Order a fantastic and lasting legacy for your garden with the three-season beauty and flavor of a superior fruiting ornamental shrub! Be sure to order the Legacy Blueberry Bush and its pollinator partners from NatureHills.com today!
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.
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|
|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|
|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|
|#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|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Vaccinium corymbosum 'Legacy'|
|Mature Height||4 - 6 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Moisture||Moderate to Moist|
|Harvest Time||Late Season|
|Fruiting Time||3 - 5 Years|
|Pruning Time||When Dormant|