blueberry 'Liberty' (PBR)

blueberry - late-season fruiting

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  • 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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