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Bonita Rabbiteye Blueberry
Bonita Rabbiteye Blueberry

Ericaceae Vaccinium Ashei Bonita

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Cannot ship to: Alaska, California, Hawaii
Grows InZone 7B · 5° to 10° F through Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToInsect, Heat
Flower ColorCream, White
BloomsSpring Blooms
Foliage ColorBlue Green
Average Height5' to 6', 6' to 8'
Average Width6' to 8'
Additional Information About Bonita Rabbiteye Blueberry

Vaccinium Ashei 'Bonita' is a moderate growing fruit bearing plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7B through 9B. It matures to an average height of 5 feet to 8 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 loam soil that is well drained. In the spring Bonita Rabbiteye Blueberry produces cream and white flowers. The foliage is blue green in color.

Bonita Rabbiteye Blueberry can be useful in the landscape as a background, in shrub borders, in landscape beds or islands, 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 'Bonita' Rabbiteye Blueberry...

A 1985, University of Florida release, Bonita has a fairly vigorous growth habit, with medium lateral spread. Bonita produces firm, medium-large size berries that are light blue in color, and have very good flavor. As an early flowering/ripening rabbiteye variety, Bonita will be one of the first blueberries in the garden ready to pick - but for the same reasons, it is also more susceptible to late frost/freeze damage, especially if planted in more northerly areas of its growing zones. In warmer regions that risk is greatly reduced, and Bonita will become a perennial favorite for its early season crop of beautiful, light blue, flavorful berries.

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

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How To Prune A Rabbiteye Blueberry Bush

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