Blueberry – Jersey Blue

Whilst up North we dropped into a garden centre just to the side of Ness Gardens, and picked up a potted blueberry for the lottie.

Jersey Blue are – luckily! – self-pollinating.  (Some types of blueberry you need two for fruiting, and even still it is said that the plants will yield larger crops if pollinated with another blueberry such as Bluecrop or Earliblue.

We’ve got it in a pot and filled it with ericaceous soil.  Jersey Blue were developed in 1916 and introduced in 1928.  They are cold-hardy, and fruit ripens in August.

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