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Star Southern Highbush Blueberry
Star Southern Highbush Blueberry

Ericaceae Vaccinium Virgatum Star

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Grows InZone 8A · 10° to 15° F through Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToInsect, Disease, Mildew, Heat
Flower ColorWhite
BloomsSpring Blooms, Early Spring Blooms, Fall Foliage, Summer Berries
Foliage ColorBlue Green, Yellow
Average Height6' to 8'
Average Width4' to 6', 6' to 8'
Additional Information About Star Southern Highbush Blueberry

Vaccinium Virgatum 'Star' is a moderate growing shrub and fruit bearing plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 8A through 10B. It matures to an average height of 6 feet to 8 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 8 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun and grows best when planted in loam soil that is well drained. In the spring Star Blueberry produces white flowers. The foliage is blue green and yellow in color.

Star Blueberry can be useful in the landscape in shrub borders, in landscape beds or islands or as a hedge and also in cottage gardens.


Having trouble choosing the right varieties of Blueberry plants?

This is the fun part! There are lots of Blueberry varieties to choose from - each offering fruit with its own, truly unique attributes. Among these are: Size, Color, Flavor, Ripening Time, Required Chilling Hours, Companion Pollinators, and more. Why not plant an assortment of Early-Mid-Late season varieties, and extend your blueberry harvest season?  With just a little homework, you can select the perfect blueberry varieties for your garden - click the link below to use the Blueberry Variety Information Sheet to help make your selections.

'Click' here to see our 'Blueberry Variety Information Sheet' and select the most well-suited Southern Highbush varieties for your garden >>


More about 'Star' Southern Highbush Blueberry...

A 1996, University of Florida release, 'Star' southern highbush blueberry is potentially one of the earliest of the early season varieties (coupled with a very concentrated ripening period), and has a moderately vigorous, upright growth habit. 'Star' highbush is a patented variety known for its easy hand-picking, and produces large, moderately firm berries taht are medium blue in color, and have a sweet, slightly acidic flavor characteristic.

Chilling Hours Required: 'Click' here to see the 'Chill Hours' required for this and other blueberry varieties >>
Pollinators: 'Click' here to see ideal companion 'Pollinators' for this and other blueberry varieties >>

 

 

 

 


Helpful Planting And Care Tips Provided by Our Experts:

How To Plant A Southern Highbush Blueberry Bush

How To Fertilize A Southern Highbush Blueberry Bush

How To Prune A Southern Highbush Blueberry Bush

 

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