Varieties of blueberries

Blueberry is a plant belonging to the genusVaccinium. Some specialists identify him with blueberries, but this is not entirely correct. Blueberry garden has a fibrous root system, cylindrical branches of brown color and green shoots. But its berries differ oblong form, blue color and green flesh. From one bush you can collect up to six kilograms of berries.


Blueberry garden has a fibrous root system, cylindrical branches of brown color and green shoots

Blueberries: varieties, description

There are several groups of blueberry varieties:

  • short;
  • tall northern;
  • tall southern;
  • half-high;
  • "Rabbit eye."

  • Berries of garden blueberry differ oblong form, blue and green flesh

    Blueberry: varieties for the Moscow region

    On the territory of the Moscow region,northern tall tall blueberry. Blueberries tall are distinguished by high frost resistance. Its flowering begins quite late. Before starting to bear fruit, for 800-1000 hours, shrubs of this variety should grow at a temperature of no higher than + 6 ° C. Blueberries tall have several varieties.

    Blueberry garden: varieties

    Berkeley.

    The bush has large leaves of green color. Excellent tolerates even severe frosts to -30 C. Berries reach their maturity in mid-December. From one bush it is possible to collect 6-7 kilograms of a crop. Ripe berries have a pleasant sweetish taste. If they are overripe, they are easily crumbled. The variety is rather unpretentious, so it can be planted along the fence as a hedge.


    Blueberry Berkeley perfectly tolerates even severe frosts to -30 C

    Chippewa.

    This tall plant reaches a height of 1meter and has relatively large fruits. They mature early enough - at the end of summer or early autumn. At the full ripening stage the fruits acquire a soft blue tint and have a pleasant sweetish taste. The bush feels well even in the strongest frosts.


    Blueberry Chippewa reaches a height of 1 meter and has relatively large fruits

    Bloorey.

    Shrub broad, strong, tall, with beautifulserrated leaves of deep green color. It is also used as an ornamental plant. The taste of the fruits of this blueberry variety is very unusual, for which the berry is valued by lovers. The plant is frost-hardy, berries reach maturity in August.


    The taste of blueberry blues is very unusual, for which the berry is valued by lovers

    Patriot.

    A tall bush grows up to a meter and a half. In shape, the fruits of this variety are slightly flattened, they taste sweet. The first ripened berries are large and collected by hands, but after a while they are reduced, making it possible to harvest the harvest mechanically. The variety gives a high yield, so the shrub must be permanently thinned. This will protect the branches from damage by a large cluster of berries. Patriot perfectly adapt to highly moist, infertile soil. Perfectly tolerates frosts to -40oC.


    Blueberry Patriot gives a high yield, so the shrub must be permanently thin

    Blugold.

    Shrub of medium height from medium sizefruits that mature fairly evenly. Over time, the fruits do not change in size, but are prone to shattering. Experts advise you to harvest only by hands. The grade perfectly tolerates transportation and long-term storage, however it needs to maintain the optimum temperature regime. Blugold refers to highly productive varieties, so shrubs need regular pruning. Otherwise, branches break off because of the large number of berries.


    Bluegrass Bluugold perfectly tolerates transportation and long-term storage, but it needs to maintain the optimum temperature regime

    Bloecrop.

    The variety was withdrawn and included in production as early asthe middle of the last century. Very productive bushes, is one of the most popular in our region. The height can reach two meters. From one bush you can collect up to 10 kilograms of harvest. The bloecrop perfectly adapts to different types of soil, it tolerates dry weather well and is resistant to severe frosts. But at the same time this variety is very sensitive to pests and viruses, it does not take root well in the wetland. Berries of medium size and light-blue color have a good density, so harvesting can be mechanized. Bushes need constant pruning.


    From one blueberry bush Blucrope can collect up to 10 kilograms of harvest

    Bonus.

    The bush grows to 1.6 meters in height, has a spreading crown. The fruits are large, reaching maturity in the middle of summer. The variety of transportable, well-fruiting.


    Blueberry Bonus grows to 1.6 meters in height, has a spreading crown

    Brigata blouse.

    The shrub is tall, grows to 1.8-2 meters. Fruits reach maturity in mid-August. From one bush it is possible to collect 4,5-5 kg ​​of berries. They are medium in size and have a beautiful light blue color. The fruits of this variety have a good density, so they are well preserved during transportation.


    Berries blueberry Brigata Blue are average in size and have a beautiful light blue color

    Duke.

    Strong bush with straight shoots. Kidneys and branches adapt well to frost. The variety regularly and abundantly fructifies, the harvest can be collected by hands 2-3 times. The taste of the berries is sweetish-sour, sometimes tart. If the berries are stored for a while, their taste slightly intensifies. The harvested harvest is perfectly transportable. In order for the bush to grow well and regularly, it must be cut off permanently. The bush does not take root well in excessively moist and cold areas.


    Blueberry Duke regularly and abundantly fructifies, harvest can be collected by hands 2-3 times

    Denis blouse.

    Shrubs of medium height, branches do not growonly in height, but also in width. Begins to bear fruit in the middle of summer. Harvesting must be done regularly. From one bush it is possible to collect about 6 kilograms of a crop. The berries of this variety have a rich blue color, good density and sweet taste. The shrub is considered decorative, has light pink flowers. Denis blouse adapts well to low temperatures, is resistant to diseases.


    Blueberry Denis Blue is of medium height, branches grow not only in height, but also in width

    Sunrise.

    Tall bush, ripen early. It has medium-sized fruits with a rich color, smell and taste. The berries are dense, contain water-soluble solids. The harvested crop can be stored for a long time. The variety is resistant to various diseases.


    Blueberry Sunrise is a tall shrub, ripens early

    Spartan.

    The bush begins to bloom quite late,so he does not fear spring frosts. Branches are tall, grow straight. The berries are large, tender-blue, with a pleasant sweet taste. The variety is very fruitful, but it requires special conditions of detention. Spartan grows well in areas with moderate soil acidity and high-quality drainage. For good pollination, it is desirable to grow several shrubs of this variety on the site.


    Spartan grows well in areas with moderate soil acidity and high-quality drainage

    Blueberry Blueberry - what's the difference?

    Some gardeners believe that blueberries andblueberries are one and the same. However, this is not quite true. Yes, both shrubs are of the same genus, but there are significant differences between them. If you enter the query "garden blueberry photo" in the search system, you can see that the blueberry is quite tall compared to the blueberry plant. In addition, the shoots of blueberries derevyut with age, while in blueberries they always remain soft. Blueberry berries give off a dark, rich juice, while blueberry juice is almost colorless. By color and taste qualities berries of both types can be almost identical. However, the berries of blueberries color is more pronounced. Actually, thanks to the color of berries, these species also received their names. Finally, the fruits of blueberries can change their shape and, depending on the variety, become elongated or pear-shaped.


    Blueberry shoots age with age, while in blueberry they always remain soft

    A garden blueberry is a shrub withlight blue berries and stiff branches. There are a lot of varieties of this species, but in our region, only the northern tall blueberry suits well enough, which adapts well to low temperatures. With the exception of some varieties, this shrub is unpretentious, can grow and bear fruit in different types of soils. Berries are usually dense, so they tolerate transportation well.