Northern blueberry ’Bluecrop’
Northern blueberry ’Bluecrop’ (Vaccinium corymbosum ’Bluecrop’)
Northern blueberry also called a highbush is a bush with very tasty and healthy fruits.
Fruits are characterized by a high content of antioxidants, which have anti-cancer effect. Often used in food processing.
Fruits can be eaten straight from the bush when they reach a navy blue color.
Bluecrop is the most popular and best known variety.
It has a very large, aromatic and sweet fruits, fruits after 10th of August. From one bush it is possible to collect up to 9 kg of fruits.
It grows quickly, it is well suited for mechanical and manual harvesting - for amateurs and for food processing.
It blooms in May.
Bush should grow in acidic humus soil, on a sunny and humid place.
The bush is very frost-resistant, withstands temperature to -34 C degrees . It grows up to 2-3 m height.
Very easy to grow. Blueberries should be planted 1.5-2.5 m from each other.