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Georgia Gem Southern Highbush Blueberry
Georgia Gem Southern Highbush Blueberry
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Grows InZone 7A · 0° to 5° F through Zone 9B · 25° to 30° 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
Average Height5' to 6', 4' to 5'
Average Width4' to 6'
AttractsWildlife, Visual Attention, Songbirds / Birds
FragrancesNone
Additional Information About Georgia Gem Southern Highbush Blueberry

Georgia Gem Blueberry is a moderate growing shrub and fruit bearing plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 9B. It matures to an average height of 5 feet to 5 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 6 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 Georgia Gem Blueberry produces white flowers. The foliage is blue green in color. It attracts wildlife, visual attention and songbirds / birds and is resistant to insects, diseases, mildew and heat.

Georgia Gem 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 'Georgia Gem' Southern Highbush Blueberry...

A 1986, University of Georgia release, Georgia Gem southern highbush blueberry has an average, moderately vigorous, upright, bushy growth habit. It is an early to mid season producer of medium size berries, having good color, a sweet (even tart) flavor, a firm texture, and a dry stem scar. The fruit of Georgia Gem southern highbush blueberry has textural qualities that lends itself to having very good shelf-life, and long-term, frozen storage properties.

Georgia Gem's suggested pollinator(s) are Cooper and/or Jubilee . Georgia Gem has a moderate chill hours requirement of 350-400 hours.

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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