This is a great berry that is robust, has light blue berries. It has medium to large firm fruit. It has a greater resistance to late frosts because it flowers later than some of the other berries. IT IS SELF POLLINATING.
Blueberries were prominent in folkmedicine and used as a preventative or flux and other abdominal problems.Native Americans used blueberry leafin medicinal teas thought to be goodfor the blood. Blueberry juice wasused to treat coughs. The blueberry is prized for its antioxidant health benefits and as a laxative as well as other folk remedies. During WW II, bilberries, a relative of the blueberry, were consumed by pilots to improve their night vision.Studies show that blueberries are highin bioflavonoids which are used byrods in the eyes for night vision.Blueberries rank as the number one fruit providing antioxidants. They are also high in iron. Fresh blueberries are at their primeduring the summer months and areavailable frozen or dried throughoutthe year. Blueberries add a splash of color as agarnish for many dishes. They are a prime ingredient in manydesserts, bread, fruit or breakfastdishes.
( At this time we are ONLY SHIPPING 3 Gallon size plants or less, no large pots 5 gallon plant size or higher unless prior arrangements have been made by calling 850-391-2228 )
We only ship to the continental USAno shipping to California, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.Our plants ship bare root or with minimal soil in a bag. 5 gallon pots or larger they must be picked up at the nursery ( or call for special shipping arrangements to see if we can ship to you ).
The picture is an example and is not always the actual plant being shipped