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Vaccinium corymbosum /Northern Highbush Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum  / Vaccinium corymbosum
Spring buds and flowers
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Spring buds and flowers

Mockingbird eating a fruit

Summer foliage


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Scientific Name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Common Name: Northern Highbush Blueberry
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Shrubs, Fruiting
Comments: This blueberry is a popular fruiting shrub in the upper range of the country. In addition to the delicious fruit shrubs have interesting spring flowering and bright red autumn foliage color. Plant in full sunlight and in a well drained soil.