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Blueberry Bonus

Named because of its very high yields and extra-large fruit.  A chance find in SW Michigan, Bonus is a sport of the Elliott variety.  A mature bush will produce 8-12 pounds per year.  Extra-large berries (only approximately 100 berries per pound), are very sweet.  Mature at 5-6 feet height.  Recommended for zones 5-8.  Harvest Mid-late season (In Southwestern Michigan beginning approximately August 1st, earlier in warmer zones) 
  • Zone 4-8
  • Height 4 - 5 feet
  • Bloom Time Mid to late spring.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As 2.5" POT
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  • Botanical Name:

    Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bonus'

  • Height: 4 - 5 feet
  • Ship As: 2.5" POT
  • Spacing: 36 - 48 inches
  • Spread: 36 - 48 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: White
  • Foliage Type: Dark green, ovate
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring.
  • Flower Form: Small, pendulous, bell-shaped.
  • Planting Instructions: Set plant at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm soil and water thoroughly. Mulch to protect the roots and maintain soil moisture.
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic, organically rich, moisture retentive, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate.
  • Pruning: Remove heavy old stems, weak stems, stems that grow laterally, and broken branches.
  • Winter Care: Mulch to protect from winter injury.
  • Additional Information: Self-pollinating.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI OR PR
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