Blueberry - Northcountry #1
Northcountry Blueberry - Vaccinium 'Northcountry'
Height: 24 inches - Spread: 3 feet - Sunlight: full sun partial shade Hardiness Zone: 3a - Group/Class: Half-High Blueberry
Description: A hardy hybrid blueberry which forms a broad mounded shrub, excellent fall color, produces bumper crops of tasty sweet blue fruit in summer; all blueberries require highly acidic soils, excellent drainage and a good mulch, plant with plenty of peat moss
Edible Qualities: Northcountry Blueberry is a small shrub that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces clusters of blue round berries which are usually ready for picking in mid summer. The berries have a sweet taste and a juicy texture.
The berries are most often used in the following ways: Fresh Eating - Cooking - Baking - Preserves
Features & Attributes: Northcountry Blueberry features dainty clusters of white bell-shaped flowers with shell pink overtones hanging below the branches in mid spring. It has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall. It features an abundance of magnificent blue berries in mid summer.