Rabbiteye Blueberry

We ship freshly dug bare-root plants, carefully packaged to arrive in excellent condition.

$13.99
Height At Maturity
Under 10 Feet
Ships
November Through April
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Edible,
Bloom Season
Summer,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
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Shipping Information

We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. For superior protection for plants in transit, we dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants, and inspect the same day received. You need to report any problems with your order within 3 days. Plant promptly - bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days unless there are weather issues. Keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted, and store in a cool place. Water daily for the first week after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

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Rabbiteye Blueberry are Drought-Resistant, Heavy Berry Producers

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 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.


 Rabbiteye Blueberry is a Favorite Ornamental Bush with Delicious Edible Berries

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 plant 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.

They are amazing when added to all types of recipes such as cakes and pies and made into delicious jams and jellies. These are ideal for all size lawns and gardens and is a great way to provide delicious berries that are pesticide free. The seeds are full of vitamins and also has a lot of antioxidants in them, which makes them very healthy to eat. The rabbit-eye blueberry bush is a species of blueberry bush that is native to the southern United States ranging from Texas to South Carolina and even Florida. Also known by its scientific name of Vaccinium virgatum, the rabbit-eye blueberry can grow 3-6 feet tall and spread out as full as 3 feet. Once in bloom, the rabbit-eye blueberry bush will sprout white, bell-shaped flowers that are around 5 mm large. The forest will also grow fruit berries that are about 5 mm in diameter and range in color from dark blue to black.

This is a favorite ornamental bush for its bright red and orange fall colors. The berries are edible and used to create sauces, syrups, jellies, and can be baked into pies, muffins, and bread.

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