ALAPAHA Rabbiteye Blueberry Bush, medium size fruit, dark blue color, firmness and good yields. Great for eating fresh and freezing


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ALAPAHA  RABBITEYE BLUEBERRY BUSH
Alapaha blueberries  produce medium-sized, dark  blue berry  that ripen from late May to early June. The plant is named for the  Alapaha  River in South Georgia. Its combination of early ripening and late flowering results in high frost resistance.
Alapaha  Rabbiteye  Blueberry  can be useful in the landscape in containers or planters, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, in landscape beds or islands, in small groupings or as a hedge and also in cottage gardens or perennial gardens.
  • Released by UGA in 2001.
  • Ripens early from middle of May
  • Height 6-9 ft fully grown
  • Hardy in zones 6-9
  • 450 to 500 chill hours
  • Released by UGA in 2001
  • Pollinator: Vernon blueberry.

Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.

This plant will be shipped in 2 - 7 days, Please email us ASAP if you want this plant to be shipped in spring.

Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.

We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.

 


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