Peach Sorbet Blueberry
Pastel Bushel & Berry® Peach Sorbet® Blueberry
- 300 Chill Hours
- Compact Form
- Gorgeous Peach, Pink, Orange, Emerald Green Foliage
- Healthy Fruit with Hints of Tropical Flavor
- Productive Crop
- Spring Flowers are White and Bell-Shaped
- Eggplant Purple Fall Color
- Delightful Landscape Shrub
- Excellent in Containers
- Self Pollinating, But You'll Get Larger Crops WIth Partner Plants
- Tolerates Urban Conditions
- Widely Adaptable
Now, growing blueberries isn't out of reach of apartment dwellers! These compact, bushy Blueberries can be grown in containers on your balcony.
Bushel and Berry® Peach Sorbet® (Vaccinium x ZF06-043' PP #23,325) delivers a large, mid-season crop of sweet berries with a hint of the tropics. You'll be so grateful for your excellent summer crop.
Once ripe, fruit is packed with aromatic flavors and antioxidants. Use fresh in your cereal bowl, or add to special smoothies. They'll freeze beautifully, too.
And Peach Sorbet doesn't just offer up some of the world's best superfruit. You'll love the look of the colorful foliage, too.
The spring and summer leaves are liberally splashed with pink, green, lime and...peach! Those beautiful leaves burnish to a rich, eggplant purple for fall color festivities.
Enjoy a foliage display nearly year-round in most climates. This semi-evergreen shrub is extremely ornamental; a great choice for small space gardens.
Don't forget to watch for the sweet, bell-shaped blooms in springtime. They are a pretty herald for the great-tasting berries to come.
Add petite Peach Sorbet Blueberry shrubs as a very modern landscape plant. Or, keep in large pots on your patio, balcony or deck.
Can you think of a better housewarming gift for a foodie friend? Or a more useful gift for yourself?
Place your order for Bushel & Berry® Peach Sorbet® Blueberry right away. These red-hot plants are in high demand.
People across the country are on the hunt for them. Our expert growers have taken wonderful care growing them up to size.
How to Use Bushel and Berry® Peach Sorbet® Blueberry in the Landscape
Take a look around your neighborhood, and you'll likely notice a lot more people growing edible plants. They are redoing their foundation plantings and adding container-grown edible plants throughout their space.
Take advantage of your sunshine to grow food for your family and friends. And who knew how beautiful Blueberry bushes can be?
From the flowers, to the outstanding foliage, to bright berries and deep fall color, Peach Sorbet is a lovely Edible Ornamental. Use it throughout your landscape as a low hedge to define your planting beds.
Plant them 18 inches apart on center. You'll measure from the center of one to the center of the next.
Use this same concept on your balcony. Grow several of these productive plants in containers and line them up side by side along the railing.
You'll feel very sophisticated with these living berry bushes decorating your space in high style. And how nice to boost your food security at the same time!
These compact Blueberry plants are quite tolerant of urban conditions. For a very modern look, use them as a street planting along your front sidewalk. Add edible Viking Black Chokeberry (Aronia) bushes behind them, and use Strawberry plants as a groundcover.
People are getting "real" about the need to augment the grocery store with home-grown fruit. Peach Sorbet makes it so easy!
Try a successive harvest by adding early and late season Blueberries that work in your area. You'll relish fresh berries all season long.
Add a long row of Peach Sorbet as a pretty hedge around your Victory Garden. It looks incredible, and the white, bell-shaped flowers entice beneficial pollinators to veggie plants and fruit trees.
Nature Hills is proud of our extensive catalog of fruiting plants. Design an Edible Landscape to safeguard your family, and to enjoy the unparalleled taste of bush-ripe blueberries.
#ProPlantTips for Care
Give Peach Sorbet Blueberries acidic, well-drained soil with a regular schedule of water. Soil pH should be between 4.5 and 5.5.
Test your soil, or plant them in containers with acid-lovers soil mix. Amend with handfuls of peat moss.
Mulch with pine bark or pine straw to add acidity over time. Test your soil regularly to ensure proper acidity levels.
Pro tip: collect neutral pH rainwater to water your Peach Sorbet. Water regularly, especially when the fruit is developing.
Give them at least four hours of direct sunlight a day. In the warmer zones, they like afternoon shade.
Fertilize with an acid-lover formula in springtime. Please follow the directions on the label.
Enjoy your new plants from Nature Hills. How fun to track your package to your doorstep, then open your sturdy box and "ooh" and "ahh" over your high-quality plant from the nation's best growers.
Order Bushel & Berry® Peach Sorbet® Blueberry today for an abundant summer crop!
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|
|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|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Vaccinium corymbosum 'ZF06-043'|
|Mature Height||18 - 24 inches|
|Mature Spread||18 - 24 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Fall Color||Burgundy / Purple|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|