You'll appreciate these delightful small fruiting plants throughout your landscape or on your balcony. Not only will you gain access to delicious, homegrown blueberries, you'll also enjoy a wonderful color-changing display throughout the growing season.
Ripening in the mid-season, Lowbush Burgundy Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy') is an outstanding cultivar of the beloved Wild Blueberry.
In early spring, incredibly glossy new leaves emerge a bold burgundy-red. They'll cover the well-branched plant, and mature into a very sophisticated gray-green for the summer season.
Watch for the pale gleam of small, bell-shaped flowers later in spring. These develop into your berries, so their appearance is a great reason to celebrate!
The berries are set to the outside of the bush. This makes harvesting your annual crop of light blue berries a snap!
Include these excellent plants in your landscape design. You'll want plenty of their great-tasting berries on hand.
Burgundy is an excellent choice for that flavorful, sweet Wild Blueberry taste. Pop the small,firm berries in your mouth fresh from the bush. They'll even keep well in the fridge, if you have self-restraint.
There is nothing better than a Lowbush Wild Blueberry for use in pancakes and muffins. The incredible flavor shouldn't be missed.
Even the fall display is world-class. Imagine a fiery, red-orange edge along the length of your planting beds.
It's easy to grow these compact, dense plants in acidic soils with a pH between 4.5 to 5.5. Use them in patio containers if you live in an area with alkaline soil.
Self-pollinating Blueberries produce larger harvests with partner plants. Mix Brunswick Blueberries into your planting.
Nature Hills is proud to grow these small standouts for the home garden. Order both varieties from Nature Hills today!
Weave edible plants into your landscape, and participate in one of the biggest garden trends around. Edible Landscaping is here to stay.
People across the country are hungry for food security. The beautiful colors of Burgundy Blueberry make it an easy choice.
Grow your own fruit, and enjoy a lush groundcover at the same time. Harvest fresh berries from a long, low hedge along your front sidewalk.
Boost the appeal of mature evergreen trees and shrubs. Add a showy edge of Burgundy Blueberry to enliven their stolid presence.
Create a solid mat to gain both color and superfruits. Plant them one to two feet apart on center, measuring from the center of one to the center of the next.
Rugged Burgundy Blueberry takes the cold. It also tolerates coastal conditions and road salt.
Why not create a very modern street planting? Add Burgundy Blueberry at the base of taller shrubs, and allow them to fill in.
Use this same idea in your Victory Garden. Underplant your annual tomatoes with an enduring row of Blueberry bushes.
Read our Garden Blog and watch expert Blueberry videos on our YouTube channel.
You'll access great information on caring for these extraordinary diminutive fruiting bushes.
Plant Burgundy Blueberry in either full sun or partial shade. Ensure they receive at least four hours of sunlight a day.
Test your soil often to ensure it is both well-drained and an acidic pH between 4.5 and 5.5. Start early to amend your soil with peat moss and sulphur at the root zone. It may take a while to reduce pH.
If you have soil that retains water for a long time, or have soil pH above 7, you'll want to control the environment. Grow your Blueberry plants in containers.
Select a wide pot, and drill plenty of drainage holes. Elevate the pot on bricks or clay feet, so the water drains away.
Use a potting mix for acid-loving plants. Add handfuls of peat moss or pathway park to 25 percent of the medium.
In-ground plants need careful watering the first year, and each year during fruit development. Apply a medium amount of water on a regular basis.
Containerized plants need supplemental water over the life-span. Collect neutral pH rainwater to use on your Blues.
Apply pine bark or pine straw mulch to keep the root system cool and moist.
Every few years in early spring, remove the woodiest stems before the new leaves emerge. Leave the productive young stems in place.
At the same time, fertilize with a formula designed for the needs of acid-loving plants. Follow the instructions on the label.
Order Burgundy Blueberry today. You'll be competing for our limited inventory with home owners across the country. Please...don't delay!
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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy'|
|Mature Height||12 - 15 inches|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Fall Color||Orange, Red|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|
|When To Prune||Early Spring|