Blueberry, SHARPBLUE (E)
Blueberry, SHARPBLUE (E)

Blueberry, SHARPBLUE (E)

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Pick-up from Nursery Lot in JANUARY.

Sharpblue: A Southern highbush blueberry nearly evergreen in mild winter climates.
Specifically picked for general Phoenix Area by our Dave Wilson rep. Excellent flavor. Can bear fruit nearly year-round. Vigorous plant can grow to 6 ft. Recommend large containers for best results. Produces dime-sized dark blue fruit.
(E) Experimental. More details below.
Item#: DP-BerBlu-sharp
Availability: WAIT LIST ENABLED. Click to join. Does not ship. Local pick up ONLY.
Sold as = Potted, 4" x 4" x 9" container
Fertility = (S+) Extra yield with another variety
Projected Harvest = Mar to July. Well tended bushes may produce year round.
Special Note = (E) Experimental due to additional growing care (see description below)

SHARPBLUE: A Southern highbush. Specifically picked for general Phoenix Area by our Dave Wilson rep. Excellent flavor. Nearly evergreen in mild winter climates. Can bear fruit nearly year-round. Vigorous plant can grow to 6 ft.  Produces dime-sized dark blue fruit.

CAUTION this is a heads-up that this product is an experiment in the Valley of the Sun. We have heard from people being successful with blueberries, however not enough to suggest this fruit to our typical new fruit growers.  Following the directions below will significantly increase your chances of success.

To make growing blueberries easier here in our valley, do NOT plant them in the ground!! Blueberries make a wonderful container plant and are ornamental as well as productive.

Blueberries like a low PH of 4.5 to 6.0, with 5.5 being optimal, and they like to grow in actively decomposing organic matter.  Soil sulfur needed to achieve 4.5 pH (in teaspoons per cubic foot of soil mix). Check carefully when selecting fertilizers: the nitrogen must not be from nitrate, which can be deadly to blueberries (don't find out the hard way!)

Check out this link on Dave Wilson's website for more detailed info - https://www.davewilson.com/home-gardens/growing-fruits-and-nuts/vine-and-bush-fruits/growing-blueberries 

So here is what you need to know about blueberries before you press the go button. They are experimental and you will need to grow them in a pot. Here are your directions:

  • The soil in your pot needs to be:
    • 1/3 peat
    • 1/3 ground forest bark
    • 1/3 of a porous media - pearllite, pumice or sand based potting soil
  • Use a Humic Acid based fertilizer Tom likes the product called Gro Power Flower & Bloom 3-12-12.
  • Feed your Blueberries every two months (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct).
  • They need to be containerized in a large container of at least 30 gallon capacity.
  • Put all 3 varieties in 1 container.
  • MUST be well drained and must kept acidic!
  • Partial shade to most sun with shade in the mid to late afternoon.

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