Northblue Blueberry Bush

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SKU
5088

Large Delicious Berries Northblue Blueberry Bush!

  • Large Dark-Blue Berries
  • Small-Sized Compact Shrub
  • Mid-Season Harvest
  • White Blooms Tinted Pink
  • Pollinators Galore
  • Birds Love the Berries too!
  • Glossy Dark-Green Leaves
  • Self-Fruitful - But Larger Crop with Northcountry
  • Nutritious Gourmet Treats
  • Colorful Fall Foliage
  • Eaten Fresh, Cobbler, Cake, Sauce, Preserves or Syrup
  • Cold Hardy
  • Half-High Blueberry Bush
  • 800-1000 Chill Hours

Blueberry pancakes and muffins from a shrub you grew yourself! We're sure your mouth is watering just thinking about the tasty treats you can make from your own homegrown Blueberry bush!

The Northblue Blueberry (Vaccinium 'Northblue') is a delightful small blueberry bush with large dark blue fruit! Packed with an excellent Blueberry flavor that is great for fresh eating!

A prolific bloomer, this Blueberry produces a huge midseason crop of flavorful Blueberries starting in July. Set against the gorgeous foliage, this plant produces tiny white bell-shaped blooms with a light scent.

Pollinators stop by for a visit to the lovely blooms. Attracting bees, butterflies and the occasional hummingbird to pollinate your shrub. Summer brings large mid-season crops of juicy dark-blue Blueberries, like that of a full-sized Blueberry bush! The compact size means you can grow this fruit bush just about anywhere!

With easy care and low maintenance, Blueberry bushes are also fantastic wildlife shrubs. And even prettier landscape bushes! Once the air gets its chill in autumn the glossy dark-green leaves turn a reddish burgundy color before winter!

How to Use Northblue Blueberry Bush In The Landscape

Blueberries are delicious, exceptionally nutritious, high in bioflavonoids. With a high sugar to acid ratio, these have a wonderful flavor! The Blueberries are a delicious gourmet treat that may be eaten fresh or used in cobbler, cake, sauce, jam, jelly or syrup. Birds love blueberries so be sure to plant enough to share!

These darling shrubs are as ornamental as their fruit is delicious! Gain all the benefits of an Edible Landscaping plant, with a flowering shrub that just happens to flavor your oatmeal or muffins as well!

Perfect for preserves and drying too, there are so many culinary delights these juicy berries will impart their flavor in. You’ll have a large crop to try all your favorite recipes, and more to can and preserve for later!

Growing just two-foot or under, with a very wide spread of up to 6-feet, these Blueberry plants fantastic groundcover plants that fill sunny areas around your garden beds and Perennial borders.

Plant as a facer shrub along your sunny foundation plantings or use as a low-growing ornamental around a larger tree or shrub. Blueberries are great throughout the Cottage garden and Vegetable beds!

Plant in a large container or planter on a sunny porch or balcony where you can enjoy the flowers and fruit within an arms reach! Balcony and rooftop gardeners won’t miss out on these great plants!

Use as low property edging and border plants to add definition and transition between your lawn and gardens edge with the 3 season interest these great deciduous shrubs offer.

#ProPlantTips For Care

The Northblue Blueberry is completely self-fruitful. However, cross-pollination produces the best fruit crop. And who wouldn’t want more of these delectable berries? You can plant more than one Northblue or plant this with another compact Blueberry variety, such as Northcountry, for a larger crop per plant!

This Blueberry prefers acidic soil, with a pH of 4.5 - 5.5, for best plant health and fruit production. Northblue also likes organically rich, medium to moist, well-drained soil. The shallow, fibrous roots need constant moisture and good drainage, they dislike soggy soil of any kind.

Plant in full sun to part shade, preferring the leaf drying power of the morning sun and at least 5-6 hours of direct sunlight a day.

With amazing cold hardiness in USDA growing zones 4 through 8, a generous layer of mulch over the roots aids in moisture retention as well as insulating the root system.

Get ready for loads of delightful fruit on a beautiful ornamental shrub! Northblue Blueberry lends 3 seasons of beauty to your landscape! Order today at NatureHills.com!

 

Recommended Pollinator: Self-Fruitful but larger crops with Northcountry Blueberry

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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.

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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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Northblue Blueberry Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Vaccinium 'Northblue'
Mature Height 18 - 24 inches
Mature Spread 4 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Green
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes