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Patriot Blueberry

A Treat for your Taste Buds and Landscape
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Patriot Blueberry

A Treat for your Taste Buds and Landscape
A well-placed, strong-performing blueberry plant gives you two functions for the price of one. Patriot is a fine example of this. You'll have reliable, big harvests7mdash;up to 20 lbs when it matures. It's always fun to pick your own ripe, fresh berries and let your friends wonder what your secret ingredient is in divine blueberry pies. Patriot is also a strong-performing bush for landscape design. It's adaptable to many soil types—it's more tolerant of wet soil than most blueberries and resistant to root rot. You'll enjoy white spring blooms and red fall foliage. It'd be a good choice even if it didn't produce fruit, but with those delectable berries, you've really got the best of both worlds. For the best production, plant with Jersey Blueberry.
  • Zone 3-7
  • Height 4 - 6 feet
  • Bloom Time Mid spring
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
  • Ship As 1 GALLON
We ship this item in Fall. Cannot ship to: AE AK CA GA GU HI MI OR PR WA
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  • Botanical Name:

    Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot'

  • Height: 4 - 6 feet
  • Ship As: 1 GALLON
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 feet
  • Spread: 4 - 6 feet
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: White
  • Foliage Type: Dark green, ovate, to 3".
  • Bloom Time: Mid spring
  • Flower Form: Small, urn-shaped flowers, borne in auxiliary clusters. 1/4-inch, white blossoms.
  • Planting Instructions: Set and the same soil level it is growing at in the container. Firm and water in thoroughly.
  • Soil Requirements: Acidic, moist, organic, well-drained soil. pH should be 4.5 to 5.5.
  • Growth Rate: Medium once established, which takes approximately 4 - 6 weeks.
  • Pruning: Blueberries should be pruned during the winter while the bushes are dormant. In Winter, flower buds are easily visible on one-year-old wood and their numbers can be adjusted by pruning to regulate the crop load for the coming year.
  • Winter Care: Mulch in areas with colder winters
  • Additional Information: Produces up to 20 lbs. of fruit per plant. Deep blue, highly flavored fruit ripens in July and is larger and firmer than most. Low-growing, spreading bush grows to about 4 feet and is excellent for landscapes, turning fiery-orange, yellow and red in the Fall. Patriot is adaptable to many soil types, shows good resistance to root rot and can withstand wet soils better than other varieties. Highbush blueberry. Fruit is firm, if weather is not too hot. Small, dry recessed scar on fruit. Resistant to phytophthora. Tolerates wet or clay soils well. Red wood. Very vigorous.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK CA GA GU HI MI OR PR WA
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