Blueberry 'Duke'

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Description

'Duke' is a highbush blueberry cultivar that typically grows 5-7’ tall. It flowers late but fruits early, often producing an abundant crop of blueberries. Waxy, bell-shaped, white flowers appear in May. Flowers are followed by medium to large, light blue blueberries which ripen in early season (early to mid June). Berries have a mildly sweet flavor. Dark green leaves turn attractive shades of yellow and orange in fall.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Vaccinium x 'Duke'
Plant Type:
Deciduous Fruiting Shrub
Care :
Prefers average to moist, acidic, well-drained loose soil, but is highly adaptable to any soil. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Fertilize in early spring.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Upright habit.
Plant Height:
5-7 Feet
Plant Width:
5-7 Feet
Foliage:
Dark green leaves turn yellow and orange in fall.
Bloom:
Bell-shaped white flowers in May.
Zone:
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Special Features:
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Edible
  • Great Fall Color