Vaccinium corymbosum 'Northland' (Highbush Blueberry) - 1 Gallon Potted Fruit Shrub
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Incredibly cold-hardy, Vaccinium corymbosum 'Northland' (Highbush Blueberry) is a compact, dense, rounded, deciduous shrub, with ovate, medium green leaves turning attractive shades of gold, orange, red and purple in the fall. In late spring, bell-shaped, white flowers give way to showy clusters of medium-sized, medium blue, sweet blueberries which ripen in early midseason (early summer). Its reddish stems can be attractive in winter. 'Northland' is a half-high blueberry cultivar noted for its excellent winter hardiness. Perfect for small gardens or containers. Although blueberries are self-fertile, cross-pollination produces the best fruit crop (larger berries and larger yields). For optimal pollination and yield plant more than one variety with the same bloom time. Grows up to 3-4 ft. tall (90-120 cm) and 4-5 ft. wide (120-150 cm). A full sun to part shade lover, this plant is best grown in well-drained, moisture-retentive, organically rich, acidic soil.