Northcountry Blueberry - Vaccinium 'Northcountry'

Sweet, mild, sky blue fruit with a wild fruit flavor. Very productive for 3 weeks starting a week earlier than Northblue. Production increases when pollinated by another variety. Glossy green foliage turns scarlet red in fall. Introduced by the University of Minnesota in 1988.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Attracts Butterflies
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.1 (9 votes)

Prefers a moist, well drained, acidic soil for best results. Fertilize in spring just before new growth begins. Prune to remove broken or damaged limbs. Little pruning is necessary. The half-high Blueberries are more compact and able to withstand the snow loads of colder climates.

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