Blueberry - Powder Blue (Rabbit Eye)

Vaccinium virgatum
USDA Hardiness Zones: 7-9


True to their name, Powder Blue Blueberries ripen to a light, powder-blue color. These rabbiteye blueberries produce berries that are medium-sized, firm, and full of flavor. When they ripen in mid-season, you can pick them for eating fresh or for use in your favorite recipes. Besides their desirable taste, the blueberries will also make a colorful addition to your yard or garden. Powder Blue Blueberries require 550-650 chills hours and reach a mature height of 3 to 6 feet. They pollinate well with Brightwell or Tifblue Blueberries.

USDA ZONES: Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
More Information: Blueberry Growing Guide


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Houseplants: Can ship to California and Arizona. 
How to Plant
STEP 1) First, decide on a planting location. Consider carefully what kind of sun, soil, and growing-space your tree or shrub will need.
STEP 2) Once you've located the perfect spot, the hole you are digging must be at least double the width and as deep as the root system you are planting.
STEP 3) Remove the plant from the pot and place the root ball in the hole. The top of the root system should be level with the ground. Before placing the tree or shrub in the hole, use your hands to gently break up the root system.
STEP 4) Once the plant is in place, backfill the hole with native soil and any leftover potting material.
STEP 5) Pack down the soil to eliminate any air pockets.
STEP 6) When finished, water thoroughly.
Care Guide

Water regularly, especially during dry periods. Keep an area approximately 4 feet in diameter around the bush clear of grass and weeds to minimize competition for water and nutrients. Mulch in spring and fall with approximately 4-6 inches of acid mulch (pine bark, oak leaves). Pull mulch a couple of inches away from the trunk for good air circulation. Do NOT mulch with mushroom compost. Routine pruning of blueberries is unnecessary until plants are 3 years old. During this time, remove dead, damaged or diseased limbs. Cut any leggy growth so the plant will bush up. Make all cuts flush with the limb or the next largest branch. Do not leave stubs. For established rabbiteye blueberries, approximately one quarter of the oldest canes are pruned each year to encourage cane renewal. Three to four year-old canes have maximum fruit production, declining with age. Blueberries can be lightly topped right after fruit harvest to hold down the height of the plant. All heavy thinning cuts should be made in the dormant season.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Carol Wright
Arrived in great condition

I have never ordered plants online before. But after not being able to find what I wanted locally, I decided to take a chance. I ordered a blueberry bush -Powder Blue. It arrived in a very sturdy and large package. The bush is in beautiful condition. I definitely would order from this company again.

Jaime Grullon
Excellent Packaging

You read a lot about trees poorly shipped by companies/nurseries, but these came in great condition and were well protected.

Michael Smielecki

I ordered both a Brightwell and a Powder Blue and they were shipped quickly ( 2 days) and with good care. I got them planted asap into the raised bed that I had prepped for them, and within 1 week already had signs of new growth on the plants.

Kimberly Bandy
Upset at first, but happy now.

The first blueberry bush did not look good but they sent me a new one right away and it was smaller but healthier looking. So far it is doing well.

Gorgeous blueberry bush!

this arrived to me in pristine condition. Very healthy and beautiful! Thus is the second plant I have bought from this site and both times have been great experiences. Will buy from here again!