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Series: University of Florida

Vaccinium 'Emerald' PP12,165

CATEGORY  Southern Blueberry

Agri-Starts, Inc. is licensed by Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc., a direct support organization of the University of FL. Licensed USA (excluding AZ, CA, OR, WA). All plants are U.S. Patent Protected. Unlicensed propagation is prohibited by law.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mid-season, 150-250 chill hours
  • Extremely Low Chill
  • Highly Productive
  • Mildly Sweet Flavor
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HEIGHT:

5-6 in

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

ZONE:

8-10

PURPOSE:

· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Edible Garden
· Commercial Food Production
· Containers
· Patio & Garden

FEATURES:

· Staff Favorite
· Great Foliage
· Easy to Grow
· Cold Hardy
· Evergreen
· Partially Self-fertile

TYPE:

· Southern Highbush

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water
· Moist, Well-Drained

HABIT:

· Compact

BLOOMS:

· Spring

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Dark Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· White

CHILLING REQUIREMENT:

· Less than 100 Hours

FRUITING SEASON:

· Spring
· Early

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Local or You Pick
· Fresh
· Process

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Oregon
· Arizona
· Washington
· California

'Emerald' is a vigorous, high-yielding plant. Along with 'Jewel', it is one of the main varieties being planted in central Florida for early harvest. Berries are large and have good shipping qualities.

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PURPOSE:

· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Edible Garden
· Commercial Food Production
· Containers
· Patio & Garden

FEATURES:

· Staff Favorite
· Great Foliage
· Easy to Grow
· Cold Hardy
· Evergreen
· Partially Self-fertile

TYPE:

· Southern Highbush

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun
· Partial Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Average Water
· Moist, Well-Drained

HABIT:

· Compact

BLOOMS:

· Spring

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Dark Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· White

CHILLING REQUIREMENT:

· Less than 100 Hours

FRUITING SEASON:

· Spring
· Early

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Local or You Pick
· Fresh
· Process

CAN'T SHIP TO:

· Oregon
· Arizona
· Washington
· California

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: 4.5 - 5.0
EC: 1.5