The Bless Your Heart is a newly developed rabbit-eye blueberry bush from the Southern Living Plant Collection that produces bountiful amounts of delicious blueberries in late spring to summer. In Early to mid-spring Bless Your Heart will be covered in small bell-shaped white flowers. This shrub has a controlled upright growth habit that will mature to 4-5 H x 3-4 W. This variety is characterized by early ripening, late flowering, and a moderate chilling requirement (450-500 hours); which helps ward off damage from late frosts and results high yields of quality fruit.
* Water before planting
* plant in full sun
* Dig hole 3 times the width of pot
* Backfill and plant 1-2 inches above soil level
* Water and add more soil if needed
* Mulch plants
* apply a small fruits fertilizer monthly in gardens; bi-monthly in containers
Remember when planting blueberry bushes you must plant two different types so that the bushes can cross pollinate.
*please note: this product cannot be shipped to AK, HI
GROWTH & CARE
Plant Name Bless Your Heart Blueberry
Scientific Name Vaccinium ashei 'Alapaha' PP16266
Brand Name Southern Living Plant Collection
Exposure Full sun
Bloom / Feature White flowers appear in early spring followed by fruit
Average Dimensions 4-5' H x 3-4' W
USDA Zones 7-9
Soil Well-drained garden soil
Uses Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Planting
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