blueberry 'Liberty' (PBR)
blueberry - late-season fruiting
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: prefers moist, well-drained, acidic soil or ericaceous compost in a pot.
- Rate of growth: average
- Other features: pink flowers fading to white in spring
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Vigorous plants with a strongly upright habit and a good resistance to inclement weather, produce a bumper crop of sky-blue fruits late in the season. These large fruits ripen over a period of several weeks and once picked, have a good shelf-life. Each fruit has a delicious aroma and tasty flesh, making them a very popular choice.
- Garden care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Prune in winter, cutting out dead or damaged branches. In spring, feed with sulphate of ammonia, sulphate of potash and bonemeal and top-dress with ericaceous compost.
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