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Sweet Berry Selections Sunshine Blue Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub

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Sunshine Blue Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub

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Product Overview

A southern highbush blueberry requiring only 150 chilling hours is great for southern gardens. This compact, self-pollinating plant produces sweet, medium-sized berries. Berries ripen in May and June. An excellent ornamental plant that can be grown in containers and used as a patio plant. More tolerant of high pH soils than most blueberry varieties. A blueberry for southern regions, hardiness zones 5 - 10.

  • Bushy plants with slender foliage are an excellent addition for patio plantings and containers
  • Blueberries are high in antioxidants and provide many nutritional benefits as well as tasting great
  • Sweet, medium-sized berries
  • Berries ripen in May and June -- mature plants can yield up to 10 pounds of berries per plant
  • Plant with other southern highbush blueberry varieties that fruit earlier or later for longer berry picking
  • Grow in acidic, well-drained soil
  • Provide at least 6 hours of sun a day and in warmer climates grow in partial shade
  • Apply an acid fertilizer (such as a rhododendron or azalea fertilizer) in early spring
  • Apply 2 - 4 inches of mulch around plantings to conserve moisture and protect plants
  • Self pollinating, which means it does not need another plant to grow fruit
  • Easy-to-plant size
  • Container grown plants provide virtually no transplant shock compared to bare root plants
  • A blueberry for southern regions in zones 5 - 10



Mature Height
3 - 4 ft
Planting Depth (in.)
6 in


Annual / Perennial
Botanical Name
Vaccinium Corymbosum 'Sunshine Blue'
Chilling Requirements (hours)
Common Name
Days to Harvest
Edible Type
Hardiness Zone
10 (30 to 40 F),5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
Shipped As
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun

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Customer Reviews

Sunshine Blue Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from worried My blueberry was all sticks with dead dried leaves. And almost three weeks later is still that way. My raspberry plant is prosperous and I ordered then both the same day and they arrived together
Date published: 2015-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from container blueberry So far so good. Planted in 2.5 bushel muck buckets. Took a week or so to recover from being packed in a box (as any live plant would). Lots of new growth. No berries this season, I ordered them to late in the season.
Date published: 2013-06-25
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