Patriot Blueberry has huge and delicious berries, larger than other early to midseason varieties. Large fruits average 49 berries per cup. Yields at maturity, range from 10-20 pounds and can be harvested over a 3-4 week long period. This variety is vigorous, growing upright to a height of 4 to 6 ft, and adapts to many different soil types. Developed by the University of Maine. Zones 3-7.
1 plant- $17.95
Plant in loamy, well-drained soil, (pH should be 4.5-5.5) 4’-6’ apart. Blueberries are shallow-rooted, mulch heavily with a deep layer of acidic material, such as pine needles to keep weeds down. Remove all blossoms in the first year to allow roots to establish themselves.