Model # BLBJERAQT

Internet #203642902

Sweet Berry Selections Jersey Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub
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Sweet Berry Selections

Jersey Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub

$998 /each

Product Overview

A classic late season fruit variety that is great for home gardens. Berries are medium-sized, sweet and good for baking. A rounded shrub habit with dark green leaves in summer, turning orange in autumn. Jersey tolerates a wide range of soil types, preferring acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Plant in full sun in northern areas. In warmer climates provide partial shade. A blueberry for hardiness zones 4-8.
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Product Overview

A classic late season fruit variety that is great for home gardens. Berries are medium-sized, sweet and good for baking. A rounded shrub habit with dark green leaves in summer, turning orange in autumn. Jersey tolerates a wide range of soil types, preferring acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Plant in full sun in northern areas. In warmer climates provide partial shade. A blueberry for hardiness zones 4-8.
  • Blueberry plants make a great addition to your home garden, landscape or orchard
  • Blueberries are high in antioxidants and provide many nutritional benefits
  • Light blue, sweet berries
  • A late season variety ripening in late July through mid to late August
  • Plant with early (earliblue) and mid (blueray) season varieties for 3 months of fruit picking
  • 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 acid fertilizer (such as a rhododendron or azalea fertilizer) in early spring
  • Apply 2 - 4 in. of mulch around plantings to conserve moisture and protect roots
  • Easy-to-plant size
  • Container grown plants provide virtually no transplant shock compared to bare root plants
  • A blueberry for hardiness zones 4 -8

Product Overview

Model #: BLBJERAQT
Internet #: 203642902

A classic late season fruit variety that is great for home gardens. Berries are medium-sized, sweet and good for baking. A rounded shrub habit with dark green leaves in summer, turning orange in autumn. Jersey tolerates a wide range of soil types, preferring acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Plant in full sun in northern areas. In warmer climates provide partial shade. A blueberry for hardiness zones 4-8.

  • Blueberry plants make a great addition to your home garden, landscape or orchard
  • Blueberries are high in antioxidants and provide many nutritional benefits
  • Light blue, sweet berries
  • A late season variety ripening in late July through mid to late August
  • Plant with early (earliblue) and mid (blueray) season varieties for 3 months of fruit picking
  • 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 acid fertilizer (such as a rhododendron or azalea fertilizer) in early spring
  • Apply 2 - 4 in. of mulch around plantings to conserve moisture and protect roots
  • Easy-to-plant size
  • Container grown plants provide virtually no transplant shock compared to bare root plants
  • A blueberry for hardiness zones 4 -8

Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height
6 - 8 ft
Mature Width (in.)
60
Planting Depth (in.)
6 in

Details

Additional Characteristics
None Listed
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Botanical Name
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'
Chilling Requirements (hours)
800
Common Name
Blueberry Plant
Days to Harvest
270
Edible Type
Berry
Fragrance
None
Growth Habit
Mounded
Hardiness Zone
4 (-30 to -20 F),5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F)
Organic
No
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
60
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Wildlife Attracted
Bees,Birds
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height
6 - 8 ft
Mature Width (in.)
60
Planting Depth (in.)
6 in

Details

Additional Characteristics
None Listed
Annual / Perennial
Perennial
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Fall
Botanical Name
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'
Chilling Requirements (hours)
800
Common Name
Blueberry Plant
Days to Harvest
270
Edible Type
Berry
Fragrance
None
Growth Habit
Mounded
Hardiness Zone
4 (-30 to -20 F),5 (-20 to -10 F),6 (-10 to 0 F),7 (0 to 10 F),8 (10 to 20 F)
Organic
No
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
60
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Wildlife Attracted
Bees,Birds
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

Are they self-pollinating? Or would you recommend buying two?

Are they self-pollinating? Or would you recommend buying two?
Asked by: Lanie
Lanie, the Jersey Blueberry shrub is self-pollinating.
Answered by: Kristal
Date published: 2017-08-24

what varietie of blue berrries do you carry.

what varietie of blue berrries do you carry.
Asked by: jenny
Hi jenny, we do offer many different blueberry shrub options on Homedepot.com that may suit your needs. Please review the products at the link I have provided below to see if any will work for your project. http://www.homedepot.com/b/Outdoors-Garden-Center-Edible-Garden-Fruit-Trees-Plants/Blueberry-Plant/N-5yc1vZc8r1Z1z0l119 We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!
Answered by: THDSupport
Date published: 2017-03-02

Will this grow in the pot of does it need to be planted in the ground?

Will this grow in the pot of does it need to be planted in the ground?
Asked by: Sassyone

Would we need to purchase two or are they self-pollinating?

Would we need to purchase two or are they self-pollinating?
Asked by: Lanie
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Customer Reviews

Jersey Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This is the second attempt to grow these berries with the purchase online. A neighbor purchase t... This is the second attempt to grow these berries with the purchase online. A neighbor purchase them in the store and their plant looked better than the ones received through the mail. I will no longer make live plant purchase online, will go in store for that purchase.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good buy. The plants arrived healthy and ready to... Good buy. The plants arrived healthy and ready to plant. We planted them immediately and they took hold immediately. Perfect!
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Arrived in perfect condition/ growing well after only few weeks.... Arrived in perfect condition/ growing well after only few weeks.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from blueberries! received my blueberry plant today. it looks healthy and in good condition!
Date published: 2013-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Plants came dormant but came alive within a few days. Lots of new Leaves
Date published: 2016-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute little blueberry bush The blueberry bush was delivered quickly. It was smaller than I expected but immediately began growing leaves. Can't wait to plant it outside!
Date published: 2016-04-12
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