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Sweet Berry Selections Farthing Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub
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Discontinued Sweet Berry Selections

Farthing Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub

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Product Overview

A southern high-bush blueberry variety that ripens early. Berries are large, firm and have a mild tart flavor. Farthing produces large quantities of berries and picking can last up to six weeks. Bushes are strong, compact, upright spreading and disease resistant. A blueberry for southern regions in zones 8 - 9.

  • Blueberry plants make a great addition to your home garden, landscape or orchard
  • Blueberries are high in antioxidants and provide many nutritional benefits
  • An early season variety that can be planted with other southern high-bush blueberry varieties for a longer berry picking season
  • Grow in acidic, well-drained soil (blueberries grow well in soils where rhododendrons and azaleas grow)
  • Provide at least 6 hours of sun a day
  • Apply an acidic fertilizer (such as a rhododendron or azalea fertilizer) in early spring
  • Apply 2 - 4 inches of mulch around plantings to conserve moisture and protect roots
  • Somewhat self pollinating, but will benefit if planted with another blueberry variety
  • Plant with Scintilla or Sunshine Blue blueberry plants for better pollination and more fruit
  • Easy-to-plant size
  • Container grown plants provide virtually no transplant shock compared to bare root plants
  • U.S. Plant Patent #19341
  • A blueberry for southern regions in zones 8 - 9

Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height
6 - 8 ft
Planting Depth (in.)
6 in

Details

Additional Characteristics
Pollinator Required
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Botanical Name
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Farthing'
Chilling Requirements (hours)
300
Common Name
Berry
Days to Harvest
270
Edible Type
Berry
Hardiness Zone
8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Organic
No
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun

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