Rubel Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum 'Rubel'
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Grown for both home and commercial use, the Rubel blueberry makes a versatile landscape shrub. Of course it produces the tart, antioxidant-rich berries that we love in muffins and pies. But it also provides year-round interest — white blossoms in the spring, red foliage in the fall and red twigs in the winter.
- Provides a consistent crop each year, up to 15 lbs.
- Produces small, full-flavored, tart, antioxidant-rich berries
- Requires acidic soil
- Is self-fertile, but the crop is better if cross-pollinated
- Will be delivered at a height of 6"–1'
Blueberry Bush Planting and Care Guide
Your Shrub’s Personality
Slow to Medium
The shrub provides nutrition for bees in early summer. White-tailed deer and eastern cottontails eat the leaves and twigs of this shrub. It also produces one of the most important fruits for wild animals. Some animals that eat these blueberries include: eastern bluebird, northern cardinal, gray catbird, wild turkey, northern mockingbird, brown thrasher, mourning dove, American robin, red fox, eastern cottontail, white-footed mouse, striped skunk and eastern chipmunk.
This northern highbush blueberry's native region spans from Nova Scotia to Michigan south to Texas and northern Florida.
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