Grow your very own crop of incredibly tasty blueberries on your patio - yummy! This veritable superfood is believed to carry all manner of health benefits and is recommended by health experts and dieticians accordingly. Packed full of vitamins and minerals as well as antioxidants, they are not only really good for you but they taste great too! Blueberries provide true season-long interest and will produce wonderfully fragrant tubular blossom in spring, followed by delicious fruits that form and colour up ready for picking from June onwards.
This collection will provide 3 months of harvest from June until August with each bush providing up to 5kg (over 10lbs) of fruit per season once fully established. Blueberries make brilliant patio plants and will grow perfectly in pots do remember to use ericaceous (slightly acidic pH) compost though as all blueberries are lime intolerant. In autumn, the foliage will provide a bright flourish of scarlet colour before falling off for the winter.
The collection comprises 3 varieties, selected for their wide continuous harvest period and ease of growth in your home garden.
Early 'New Hanover' The earliest cropping and a heavy cropper with fruits of a good size but with a wild blueberry flavour delicious!
Mid: Blueberry 'Blueray' A popular, tasty mid-season cropper providing big crops of juicy sweet fruits.
Late: 'Ozark Blue' The latest cropper within our collection providing a big crop of delicious berries it is one of the most popular varieties and a real favourite of chefs!