Rabbiteye, Early Mid-Season
Big is definitely better when it comes to the Brightwell Blueberry bush (Vaccinium 'Brightwell'). This is a classic rabbiteye blueberry, a blueberry type native to the southeast and southern states. Growing a whopping size, Brightwell has more real estate to provide more berries!
The best of the native wild Vaccinium ashei’s were collected and studied beginning in Florida in the mid 1920’s. Today, the Rabbiteye blues are the most sought-after varieties for the low chill regions throughout the United States. Brightwell has proved to be one of the top achievements of the prestigious University of Georgia program.
Widely grown commercially, it's also perfect for the home garden, Brightwell gives you loads of large blueberries that are packed full of juicy goodness. Your friends and family will be thrilled to know that you will be picking far more berries than you can use. (So will the birds, who will try to beat you to the bounty, so invest in some good netting!)
Your friends and family will be thrilled to know that you will be picking far more berries than you can use. Brightwell has reports of up to 10 pounds plus of fruit from one plant!
In regards to Brightwell Blueberry pollination, Brightwell is self-fruiting, so it doesn't require a pollinator to set fruit, but you will always get bigger yields if you plant it with pollination partners.
Give Brightwell a sunny spot with good drainage. It's not as fussy as other blueberry bushes and has few pest and disease problems Brightwell is also unaffected by late winter or early spring freezes better than most other varieties A bit more tolerant of less acidic soils, Brightwell Blueberry requires a pH of 6.0 or less to thrive. Easy-care Brightwell is also unaffected by late winter or early spring freezes.
Aren't you already dreaming of all the pies, tarts and fresh blueberry muffins and blueberry pancakes you can make from berries you pick in your own backyard? Make those dreams a reality. Order your Brightwell Blueberry bushes 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.
|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 virgatum 'Brightwell'|
|Mature Height||8 - 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||6 - 10 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well drained|
|Fall Color||Orange, Red|