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Premier Rabbiteye Blueberry
Premier Rabbiteye Blueberry

Ericaceae Vaccinium Ashei Premier

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Grows InZone 7A · 0° to 5° F through Zone 9A · 20° to 25° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDrought, Insect, Disease, Mildew, Heat
Flower ColorWhite
BloomsSpring Blooms, Fall Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage
Foliage ColorBlue, Medium Green
Average Height6' to 8', 8' to 10'
Average Width6' to 8'
Additional Information About Premier Rabbiteye Blueberry

Vaccinium Ashei 'Premier' is a moderate growing shrub and fruit bearing plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 9A. It matures to an average height of 6 feet to 10 feet and an average width of 6 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 sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. In the spring Premier Blueberry Bush produces white flowers. The foliage is blue and medium green in color. It attracts wildlife and is resistant to drought, insects, diseases, mildew and heat.

Premier Blueberry Bush can be useful in the landscape around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, in small groupings 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 Rabbiteye varieties for your garden >>

More about 'Premier' Rabbiteye Blueberry...

Another 1978, North Carolina State University release, Premier Rabbiteye blueberry has a very vigorous, upright growth habit, and it is known to be a heavy yielding variety with good overall disease resistance. Berries ripen early to mid-season (typically earlier than other mid-season blueberry varieties), are large in size, with a beautiful light blue color, wonderful flavor, and a dry stem scar. Premier Rabbiteye blueberry is recommended for all applications, but is especially suited for hand picking - which makes it an excellent choice for home gardeners.  Premier also has attractive fall foliage that is orange-red in color.

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 Rabbiteye Blueberry Bush

How To Fertilize A Rabbiteye Blueberry Bush

How To Prune A Rabbiteye Blueberry Bush


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by Chelsey - Scranton, PA

We tried SO many different places to find a decent blue berry bush. Me and my husband LOVE!! blue berries and wanted to grow a small patch in our 1 acre backyard. These are ABSOLUTELY wonderful. So thankful to find a place that carries such high quality products that ACTUALLY PRODUCE BLUE BERRIES. I just made my FIRST pie and it was amazing. Would recommend these guys to anyone looking not only for fruit plants but for fruit! Great job and thanks so much!


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by Cecilia - Fort Worth, TX

Great plants, pleased with how easy the site is to order from and the time which my plants were shipped. All looks great. Thank you and will order again.

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