Vaccinium Floribundum


Vaccinium Floribundum, Blueberry. A dense spreading erect evergreen shrub with stems of dark green leaves, purplish red when young. Dense clusters of rose-pink flowers in early summer are followed by edible, red berries. Max Height 1m. Max Spread 2m. Flowers May to June. Fruits July.



Plant in moist acidic well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Frost hardy.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.