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Scintilla Blueberry Fruit Bearing Potted Shrub

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Product Overview

A southern highbush blueberry variety. An early variety that is a heavy fruit producer in warm climates. Berries are large, sky blue and have a sweet flavor. Plants are vigorous and semi-upright in habit. Scintilla is self-infertile, which means it needs another blueberry plant of a different variety planted near it to reach maximum fruit production. A blueberry for southern regions in zones 8 - 10.
  • 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 ripening variety that can be planted with other southern highbush 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 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 roots
  • Plant with other southern highbush blueberry varieties for pollination and greater berry production
  • Farthing and Sunshine Blue blueberry varieties are good pollinators
  • Easy-to-plant size
  • Container grown plants provide virtually no transplant shock compared to bare root plants
  • U.S. Patent #19233
  • A blueberry for southern regions in zones 8 - 10

Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height5 - 6 ftMature Width (in.)in.
Planting Depth (in.)6 in

Details

Additional CharacteristicsPollinator RequiredAnnual / PerennialPerennial
Botanical NameVaccinium corymbosum 'Scintilla'Chilling Requirements (hours)200
Days to Harvest270Hardiness Zone10 (30 to 40 F),8 (10 to 20 F),9 (20 to 30 F)
OrganicNon-OrganicReturnable90-Day
Shipped AsContainerSun ToleranceFull Sun

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