Blueberry Varieties

Just like many other fruits you are familiar with like apples and plums, Blueberries come in many different varieties.  Here are some of the varieties best suited to growing in our climate.

Centurion

(Vaccinium ashei Centurion)

A Rabbiteye variety.  Vigorous and very productive.  Produces small sized, dark blue sweet berries.  Fruits early February to early April.  Rabbiteye blueberries benefit from cross pollination,.  A cold hardy, easy care productive plant. Height to 2.5 metres.  Spacing: 1-2 metres

Climax

(Vaccinium ashei Climax)

A Rabbiteye variety.  Vigorous and very productive.  Produces medium sized, blue delicious berries.  Fruits late January to early April.  Rabbiteye blueberries benefit from cross pollination.  A cold hardy, easy care productive plant. Height to 2.5 metres.  Spacing: 1-2 metres

Ivanhoe

(Vaccinium corymbosum Ivanhoe)

Northern Highbush variety.  Heavy production of dark blue medium to large tasty fruit.  Fruits late mid January.  A cold hardy, easy care, productive plant.  Prune to maintain productivity.  Height up to 2.5 metres.  Spacing 1-2 metres

Blueray

(Vaccinium corymbosum Blueray)

Northern Highbush variety.  Delicious medium to large sized berries.  Fruits late December to mid January.  A cold hardy, easy care, productive plant.  Prune to maintain productivity. Rose pink flowers. Height up to 1.8 metres.  Spacing 0.9-1.5 metres

Jersey

(Vaccinium corymbosum Jersey)

Northern Highbush variety.  Good production of small to medium sized fruit.  Fruits mid January to February.  A cold hardy, easy care, productive plant.   Prune to maintain productivity.  Height up to 2.5 metres.  Spacing 1-2 metres

Atlantic

(Vaccinium corymbosum Atlantic)

Northern Highbush variety.  Sweet medium sized berries.  Fruits early season from late December.  A cold hardy, easy care, productive plant.  Prune to maintain productivity.  Height up to 2 metres.  Spacing 1-1.5 metres

Berkeley

(Vaccinium corymbosum Berkeley)

Northern Highbush variety.  High production of light blue medium to large sized fruit.  Fruits late December to mid January.  A cold hardy, easy care, productive plant.  Prune to maintain productivity.  Height up to 2.5 metres.  Spacing 1-2 metres

Tiff Blue

(Vaccinium ashei Tiffblue)

A Rabbiteye variety.  Vigorous and very productive.  Produces medium sized, light blue, sweet berries.  Fruits late January to early April.  Rabbiteye blueberries benefit from cross pollination.  A cold hardy, easy care productive plant. Height to 3 metres.  Spacing: 1-2 metres. 

Dixi

(Vaccinium corymbosum Dixi)

Northern Highbush variety.  A productive bush with highly aromatic fruit.  Fruits mid January to mid February.  A cold hardy, easy care, productive plant.   Prune to maintain productivity.  Height up to 2 metres.  Spacing 0.9-1.5 metres

Bluecrop

(Vaccinium corymbosum Bluecrop)

Northern Highbush variety.  Delicious medium sized berries.  Fruits late December to mid January.  A cold hardy, easy care, productive plant.  Prune to maintain productivity.  Height up to 1.8 metres.  Spacing 0.9-1.5 metres