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Item #: Jewel Blueberries
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Jewel Blueberries southern highbush are a patented release from the University of Florida breeding program with a moderately low chilling requirement, very early ripening, and high berry quality. Jewel appears to be adapted to the region of Florida from Gainesville to Sebring. Jewel produces a large number of flower buds but leafs well in the spring. Vigor is about equal to Sharpblue but Jewel is shorter and more spreading than Sharpblue. Berry quality is excellent but tends to be tart until fully ripe. Berry size is about equal to Sharpblue, but firmness and scar are much better than Sharpblue. Susceptible to Phytophthora root rot.
Chill hours 150-200, USDA plant zone 8-10
Available at farm for pickup 1-gallon and 3-gallon. Please call for prices and availability.