Northland’ has been hybridized to adapt to the very northern climates of our country. It has flexible branches which do not break under heavy snow loads and adapts well in the sub-zero climate. Fruit is borne on long and loose clusters. The quality of the fruit is moderately firm and has a nice wild berry flavor. This is also a great ornamental bush. A low stature and spreading growth habit make it an attractive landscape plant. Blueberry plants are also great for wildlife! The flowers provide nectar for native bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. The fruit is loved by birds and other wildlife.
Blueberries are naturally high in antioxidants! This fast growing fruit is extremely nutritious and has a high vitamin content. Blueberries are excellent in pies and make delicious jams and preserves. Best of all, bake your own blueberry muffins! Blueberries are rapidly increasing in interest due to their reliability and health benefits.
- Garden care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Blueberries can also be grown in large pots and containers if ericaceous compost is used. Prune in winter, cutting out dead or damaged branches. In spring, feed with sulphate of potash and bonemeal and top-dress with ericaceous compost
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: prefers moist, well-drained, acidic soil or ericaceous compost in a pot.
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Hardiness: fully hardy