VERNON Blueberry Bush
Vernon blueberry is a new southern type variety that is hardy and adaptable. The firm berries are rated good to excellent flavor and large berry size. The variety blooms late but ripens early making it a good choice for areas subject to late frosts.
- Good Color, Flavor and Firmness
- Upright growth
- Early Season Variety
- Good yields and excellent plant vigor
- Hardy in Zones 8 - 10
- 500 chill hours required
- Suggested pollinators Alapaha and Brightwell
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.
Growing Zones: 7-9 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 5-6 ft.
- Full Sun
- Mature Width:
- 5 ft.
- Botanical Name:
- Vaccinium corymbosum 'Aurora'
- Growth Rate:
- Harvest Time:
- August - September
- Year to Bear:
- Can Fruit the 1st Year!