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Series: University of Georgia

Vaccinium 'Summer Sunset' TM

CATEGORY  Rabbiteye Blueberry

Agri-Starts, Inc. is licensed by University of Georgia Research Foundation.  All plants are U.S. Patent Protected. Unlicensed propagation is prohibited by law.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Multi-colored ripening!
  • Late season, 300-400 chill hours
  • Highly palatable fruit
  • Non-glaucous foliage
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HEIGHT:

3-4 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

ZONE:

7-10

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Containers
· Patio & Garden
· Specimen
· Edible Garden
· Boarder or Bed
· Focal Point

FEATURES:

· Low Chill
· Partially Self-fertile
· Staff Favorite

TYPE:

· Rabitteye

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water
· Moist, Well-Drained

BLOOMS:

· Spring

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Dark Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· White

CHILLING REQUIREMENT:

· 300 Hours
· 400 Hours

FRUITING SEASON:

· Summer

FRUIT QUALITIES:

· Medium
· Good Flavor

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Process
· Local or You Pick
· Fresh

'Summer Sunset' is a complex blueberry hybrid, that is mostly rabbiteye. This remarkable cultivar produces attractive flowers and an abundance of multi-colored berries. As the ripening process occurs 'Summer Sunset' puts on a color show of yellows, oranges, pinks, reds, and dark purples. The blueberries are ready when they reach a dark, almost black color. 'Summer Sunset' has gorgeous non-glaucous foliage, that shines.

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Containers
· Patio & Garden
· Specimen
· Edible Garden
· Boarder or Bed
· Focal Point

FEATURES:

· Low Chill
· Partially Self-fertile
· Staff Favorite

TYPE:

· Rabitteye

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water
· Moist, Well-Drained

BLOOMS:

· Spring

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Dark Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· White

CHILLING REQUIREMENT:

· 300 Hours
· 400 Hours

FRUITING SEASON:

· Summer

FRUIT QUALITIES:

· Medium
· Good Flavor

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Process
· Local or You Pick
· Fresh

GROWING INFO:
4" Crop Time: 12-18 weeks
6" Crop Time: 18-24 weeks
8" Crop Time: 24-30 weeks
12" Crop Time: 35-52 weeks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5


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