Pink Popcorn Blueberry
True blue taste but true pink color!
So, strawberries are red. Kiwi is green. Pineapple is yellow. Do blueberries have to be blue? Not anymore! Pink Popcorn Blueberry comes in shades of cream to pale pink with a pretty dark pink blush. So, instead of the usual powder-blue you’ve come to expect from blueberries, you get something completely new!
Don’t worry, though. Just because the look is new, it doesn’t mean that the taste is any different. You still get the same sweet-tart blueberry taste that you love. These sweet berries ripen mid-season and are delicious in all of the same dishes that blue blueberries are – they are great to eat fresh, they freeze well and they bake up great. It just might take some convincing that you really are serving “blueberry pie” when it is pink! They also give quite the twist to your grandma’s fruit salad.
The shrubs are vase shaped and grow up to 5’ tall. The green leaves turn a nice red in the fall which makes them nice in the mixed border or garden bed. They are as easy to care for as regular blueberries, so if you can grow blueberry bushes where you are then these will be no different.
Try something new in your garden this season. Plant a few Pink Popcorn Blueberries!
* Stellar tasting pink blueberries
* Green leaves turn red in fall
* Big harvests
* Easy care and hardy
* Nice ornamental shrub
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||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter 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 Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Vaccinium corymbosum 'MNPINK'|
|Mature Height||4 - 5 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 5 feet|
|Soil Type||Peaty, acidic soil|
|Moisture||Even moisture for best fruit production|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Foliage Color||Dark green|