BLUEBERRY Atlantic 3L

£11.50

An extremely vigorous mid-late season variety with an upright growth habit.  The fruit is smaller than other varieties, but very sweet tasting and dark in colour.  Atlantic is adapted to difficult growing conditions, making it an excellent choice for any garden.

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VACCINIUM corymbosum BLUEBERRY Atlantic 3L

An extremely vigorous mid-late season variety with an upright growth habit.  The fruit is smaller than other varieties, but very sweet tasting and dark in colour.  Atlantic is adapted to difficult growing conditions, making it an excellent choice for any garden.  Eventual height: 2m (6½ft).  Eventual spread: 1m (3ft).  Cropping season:  late July.  Self fertile, but cross pollination will encourage a greater yield.

This plant is supplied in a 3L pot.

Plant 1.5m (5ft) apart in rows 2m (6ft) apart.

Plant in an open sunny spot in a moist acid, but well-drained soil.  Can also be sucessfully grown in pots with ericaceous compost.

Planting:

Soak the root-ball before planting.  Plant in a hole twice the diameter of the root-ball or pot.  Mix an organic soil improver and general fertiliser with the infill soil.  Water regularly with lime-free water until established.

After Care:

Thin out dense bushes by reducing branches by one-third every 2-3 years in winter.  Apply a general fertiliser in spring.

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