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Vaccinium ashei 'Becki Blue'

Becki Blue Rabbiteye Blueberry

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Becki Blue Rabbiteye Blueberry is a vigorous upright deciduous shrub that produces large quantities of large, sweet gray-blue blueberries that ripen early.  Its elliptical blue-green foliage turns shades of yellow or red in the fall.  The white flower clusters bloom in early spring.  Grows best with full sun and rich, moist acidic well-drained soils.  Becki Blue has low chill requirements.

Type: 

Shrub

Height: 

6' - 10'

Spread: 

6’ - 8'

Spacing: 

7'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

Spring, Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium Maintenance. Water regularly and mulch.  Prune as needed in late winter. Chlorosis may occur in high PH soils.  Blight, rot, anthracnose, canker, and mildew are occasional problems. Blueberry maggot, fruit worms, and spotted wing drosophila can damage the fruit.  Mummy berry is a fungal disease that shrivels and dries the fruit- remove effected fruit immediately if spotted.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWoodland Gardens, Rock Gardens, Hedges, Foundation Plantings, Edible Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Rhododendron, Magnolia, Hydrangea 

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