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Austin Blueberry Bush Plant
Planting Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type: Deciduous
Light requirements: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Well Drained
Height at Maturity: 6 - 10 ft
Growth Rate: Medium
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Season: Spring, Summer
Ships bare root. 5-10'' at time of shipping.
As the Austin Blueberry plant flowers later in spring, it is less susceptible to late winter or early spring freezes. Typical of rabbiteye cultivars, the Austin Blueberry requires less mulching and less organic matter.
About the Austin Blueberry Bush:
Zones 6b to 9
Grows 6 to 8 feet tall
Medium to large fruit
400 to 500 chill hours
Open and upright growth habit
Matures early season (May to June)