Patriot Blueberry Bush

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SKU
5092

Are small, wimpy blueberries not your thing? Do you like large, juicy, tangy blueberries? Well then get ready to fall for a new favorite - the Patriot Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot'). These Blueberry Bushes are beautiful and productive and are known for their large, round fruit.

In May, your Patriot will be covered with clusters of white bell-shaped blossoms, pulling in pollinators from near and far. Then this Highbush produces large crops of big, dusky blue fruit with firm flesh and plenty of flavors.

Once picked, your berries will store well in the refrigerator, letting you enjoy them fresh for weeks. Add some to your breakfast cereal, add to yogurt, turn into jam or jelly, or bake in a pie or muffins. Use your imagination and you will have plenty of berries to experiment with!

Planting and Application:

This variety ripens intermittently, giving you multiple harvests as your bushes consistently produce large crops for you and your family to enjoy. Order one, and maybe buy an extra bush or two and share it with the local bird population. Not only will you get to enjoy the beautiful fruit and foliage, but you will also be helping wildlife!

A little smaller than other varieties, but Patriot is still tall enough to use as an edible hedge if you choose! They also work in large containers and planters on sunny porches and patios. This variety winters well, and the deep green foliage of summer turns from brilliant orange to burgundy in the fall, adding a beautiful bit of color to your landscape.

  • Large Delicious Beautiful Dark-Blue Fruit
  • Fragrant Bell-Shaped Blossoms
  • Containers & Hedges
  • Exceptionally Large Intermittent Harvest
  • Small-Space Food Security

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Patriot Blueberry enjoys full sun to partial shade and organically rich acidic soils. Preferring moist soil, plant it where the soil is damp to wet but well-drained. The roots also prefer to stay cool so mulch well, since the shallow, fibrous roots need protection and insulation.

  • Full Sun & Best in Acidic Soil
  • Ample Moisture, Mulch & Organic Fertility
  • Prune When Dormant
  • Resists Root Rot & Fungus
  • Self-Fertile & Larger Crops With Another

The Patriot Blueberry Bush is an upstanding garden addition that will reward you with 3 seasons of beauty, food, flowers and fall color! Now at NatureHills.com, where you will have your garden delivered to your door today!

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.

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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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100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Patriot Blueberry Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Plants That Work
Botanical Name Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 4 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate to Wet
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pinkish-White
Foliage Green
Fall Color Orange, Red
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time 3 - 5 Years
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant Yes