Jersey Blueberry


Jersey Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) is a classic choice, producing medium-sized, sweet fruits. This reliable variety ensures a consistent yield, making it a garden staple.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-7
Soil pH: 4.5-5.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 800-1000 hours

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 6-8′ tall, 4-6′ wide
Plant Spacing: 4-6′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Requires cross-pollination
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: July
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Berry Size: 0.25-0.5″
Berry Flavor: Sweet, mild
Berry Color and Appearance Blue, medium, firm
Harvest Time: July-August
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 4-5

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Mummy Berry: Moderately Susceptible
Botrytis Blight: Moderately Resistant
Phytophthora Root Rot: Moderately Resistant
Anthracnose: Moderately Susceptible
Blueberry Maggot: Moderately Susceptible
Aphids: Moderately Susceptible

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Reddish-purple
Lifespan: 40-50 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No