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Highbush Blueberry

Highbush blueberry

Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) is a woody perennial shrub that is a member of the heath, or Ericaceae, family.  One unique feature of plants within this botanical family is that they require acidic soil conditions with pH ranges between 4 to 5 units.  Other members in this plant family include lowblush blueberry, cranberry, huckleberry, rhododendrons, azalea, and heather.These shallow-rooted crops require specific conditions for successful production.  Please review the information below to learn more about successful production of blueberry.