Vaccinium ashei 'Alice Blue'

Alice Blue Rabbiteye Blueberry

$16.12 | 1 G | 130 Avail. | $16.12

1 G Weight: 25.0 lb

$16.12 | 7 G | 8 Avail. | $57.66

7 G Weight: 85.0 lb

$16.12 | 3 G | 10 Avail. | $44.89

3 G Weight: 45.0 lb



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Alice Blue Rabbiteye Blueberry is a vigorous spreading bushy deciduous shrub that produces sweet medium-sized blueberries that ripen early.  The elliptical blue-green foliage turns shades of yellow or orange in the fall.  The white flower clusters bloom later than other varieties in mid-spring. Grows best with full sun and rich, moist acidic well-drained soils.  Alice Blue should be planted with others to cross-pollinate and increase yield. 

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

5'-8'

Spread: 

4’-8'

Spacing: 

4'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7-9

Culture: 

Full SunPartial Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

Spring, Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium Maintenance. Water regularly and mulch.  Prune as needed in late winter. Chlorosis may occur in high PH soils.  Blight, rot, anthracnose, canker, and mildew are occasional problems. Blueberry maggot, fruit worms, and spotted wing drosophila can damage the fruit.  Mummy berry is a fungal disease that shrivels and dries the fruit- remove effected fruit immediately if spotted.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWoodland Gardens, Rock Gardens, Hedges, Foundation Plantings, Edible Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Wax Myrtle, Magnolia, Hydrangea

 

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