Blueray produces an early mid season crop of large, firm berries. The berries tend to soften quickly. Berries are aromatic and make wonderful pies, jam and other desserts. They grow in tight clusters. Blueray is a vigorous productive bush that is often used in the u-pick trade. Berries are similar to Bluecrop, but sweeter. Burgundy fall foliage color. Red stems add good winter interest. Excellent edible, ornamental hedge.
Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Blueray’ grows best in Full Sun. It will grow 4 to 6 feet tall with a spread of 3 to 4 feet. Plant in zones 3 to 8. Attracts birds and butterflies. Can be covered with netting to protect berries from birds.
Care & Shipping Notes
Best planted in rich, acidic soil with moist, well drained soil. Blueberries require regular care and maintenance. Water and fertilize regularly. Do not allow the soil to dry out. Can be pruned to desired size. Cross pollinate to increase crop size. No serious insect or disease problems. Stem blight, root rot, anthracnose, cane cankers, mildew and botrytis may be problems. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.