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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue' (Highbush blueberry 'Earliblue')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.8m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue'

Other names: Highbush blueberry 'Earliblue', Swamp blueberry 'Earliblue'

Genus: Vaccinium Vaccinium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Earliblue' _ 'Earliblue' is an upright, deciduous shrub with lance-shaped, mid-green leaves turning yellow or red in autumn, attractive white flowers in spring and early fruiting, light-blue berries with a white bloom in summer.


Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Red, Yellow in Autumn

Habit: Spreading

How to care

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Foot and root rot Foot and root rot

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Where to grow

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue' (Highbush blueberry 'Earliblue') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Likes extremely acid soils that are moist but well-drained. Can be planted in shade, but susceptible to frost damage in winter.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue'

Other names: Highbush blueberry 'Earliblue', Swamp blueberry 'Earliblue'

Genus: Vaccinium Vaccinium

Variety or Cultivar: 'Earliblue' _ 'Earliblue' is an upright, deciduous shrub with lance-shaped, mid-green leaves turning yellow or red in autumn, attractive white flowers in spring and early fruiting, light-blue berries with a white bloom in summer.


Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Red, Yellow in Autumn

Habit: Spreading

Watch out for

Specific diseases: Foot and root rot

General care


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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Earliblue' (Highbush blueberry 'Earliblue') will reach a height of 1.8m and a spread of 1m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Likes extremely acid soils that are moist but well-drained. Can be planted in shade, but susceptible to frost damage in winter.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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