Blueberry Berkeley is a tall growing variety that produce a heavy crops of very large berries mid to late season. Berkeley is a vigorous, strong grower with widely spaced branches growing between 4ft (120cm) to 6ft (180cm) in height. Berkeley fruit is considered the best blueberry variety for freezing but are at their most delicious eaten fresh.
Bushes can grow to 1.8m in an open, upright habit. Blueberries will benefit from annual pruning to restrict size and to keep productive. Like all heathland plants blueberries need to be planted in an acidic soil with a pH of 5.5 or lower. If you do not have an acidic garden soil all blueberries are best grown in large pots of ericaceous compost which is specially formulated for acid loving plants.
Like all blueberries the Berkeley variety is rich in antioxidants and flavinoids. They promote great digestive and cardiovascular health and are counted among the ten best superfoods. They are also a source of a certain dietary fibre that aids digestive health.
Conditions of Sale
Plants leaving our warehouse are believed to be in good condition.
When your delivery arrives please check your goods carefully and contact us with any queries within 3 days. Quickcrop does not guarantee the further growth, flowering or yield of plants once delivered due to the fact that the care and husbandry after delivery is beyond our control. Quickcrop accept no liability for any latent diseases which may be present but not detected at the time of sale.