|These seeds have been tested for near 90% germination |
These seeds were produced in the most recent year, fresh and cold stored.
(Before Planting the seeds, Kept them at freezing temperatures for 3 months to maximize germination)
Perennial (hardy in zones 4-9)
Time to sow: Spring to early Fall
Light conditions: Grows in full sun to partial shade.
Highbush blueberries produce very delicious, high-yielding, blueberries for eating as fresh fruit, or used in pies, and other desserts. It is a deciduous shrub growing up to 4 m tall, and often found in dense thickets. The dark glossy green leaves are elliptical and up to 5 cm long. In the fall, the leaves change colour to a brilliant red. The flowers are white, bell-shaped, and about 10 mm long. The fruit is a dark blue to black berry. This plant grows best in wooded or open areas with moist, acidic soils.