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Blueberry 'Powder Blue'

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Hardy Shrub

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Superb mid to late season variety

An attractive addition to patio containers or acidic borders

Clusters of pretty white, bell-shaped flowers in spring

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This superb mid to late season variety produces an abundance of delicious, juicy berries in late summer; fantastic for extending the fruiting season when grown with an early-maturing variety. Clusters of pretty white, bell-shaped flowers in spring are followed by fiery red foliage in the autumn, making this a valuable hardy shrub for seasonal interest in the garden. Blueberry 'Powder Blue' is an attractive addition to patio containers or acidic borders, and the fruits are a tasty addition to jams, pies and muffins. Height and spread if left unpruned: 2.5m (8'). Supplied in a 9cm pot.

Blueberry 'Powder Blue' is ideal for growing with other blueberry varieties as it is not reliably self fertile, requiring cross pollination for a good crop. For the best crops we highly recommend our superb 3 plant collection - comprising 2 of the amazing Blueberry 'Pink Sapphire'™ plus 1 delicious Blueberry 'Powder Blue', you will benefit from greatly increased cross pollination and ensure even larger yields of mouth-watering blueberries. Click here to view the collection. These shrubs are sturdy and make gorgeous features for the patio or borders, with sweetly scented creamy white flowers in spring, and bold crimson autumn foliage.


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How to grow blueberries

Height Up to 250cm (99in)
Spread Up to 250cm (98in)

Hardy Shrub

kitchen gardenpatio

sun or semi shade

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2 blueberry plants in 9cm pots (V15352P)
1 blueberry plant in 9cm pot (15283)

Blueberries grow best in an acid soil. If you don't have acid soil, simply plant them in patio containers in ericaceous compost. When growing Blueberries in patio containers, use a mix of ericaceous compost and a soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3. Repot the plant at its original soil level and firm well into the new container. Water well and position in sun or semi shade. Alternatively, if you are gardening on acid soil, grow Blueberry plants directly in borders in a sheltered, position in moist, well drained soil.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. Where possible, use rainwater as the lime contained in tap water will reduce the acidity in the soil over time. After the first 2 or 3 years, begin to prune out the oldest stems each autumn in order to encourage healthy new growth the following year. Remember to cover fruits with netting in summer to protect your crop from hungry birds!

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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