Rabbiteye Blueberry

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Rabbiteye Blueberry grows into unusual shrubs. These shrubs are ideal for all lawns as they are very easy to grow and do not require any particular type of maintenance as they grow and mature.

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Rabbiteye Blueberry - Vaccinium Virgatum

The Rabbiteye Blueberry - Vaccinium Virgatum are drought resistant heavy berry producers. The blueberries are easy to grow and ripen in the mid-season. The sweet blueberries are delicious and quick to grow. The plant reaches maturity at 10-12 feet in height. They produce lovely pink foliage in the fall. The Rabbiteye Blueberry produce bushels of medium to large berries. The berries are rich in antioxidants and can be frozen for off-season enjoyment. These plants only need water and fertilizer to get them established. They do best when potted in quart pots and left in full sunlight.
The Rabbiteye Blueberry are slow maturing plants. Rabbiteye Blueberry can sometimes produce up to nickel size fruit that is edible. This bush does best with other blueberry plants planted relatively close. Birds and squirrels like the fruit of this plant. Rabbiteye Blueberries are relatively easy to grow. They are sensitive to the type of soil they are planted in, but otherwise natural plants to grow because they are pest-free and require little fertilization. Most of these plants start to produce fruit in the third year but are not fully mature until their sixth or seventh year. It is best to buy one of these bushes in its second or third year because it adapts better to transplanting. It can also grow as much as two to three feet in a single year. The perfect soils for Rabbiteye Blueberry will be well draining, sensitive to sodium and have a pH of between 4 and 5.5. The reason for the name of this plant is because the fruit resembles the eyes of a rabbit. Rabbiteye Blueberry fruit is still sweet and can be eaten right off the plant or made into something such as a pie or jam for the whole family to enjoy.

Rabbiteye Blueberry