Vaccinium ashei X Maru
Excellent crop of large dark blue fruit. Berries must mature well before picking/harvesting. Rabbiteye variety, ideal for Waikato north.
Habit - Upright growth habit with blue/green foliage. Attractive all year round; Spring - ‘Lily of the Valley’ like pink tinged white flowers, Summer - delicious fruit, Autumn/Winter - amazing display of burgundy wine autumn tones.
Size - 2 x 1.5m.
Pollination - Mostly by bumble bees or honey bees, some species are self-fertile, cross pollination will improve fruit size and yield. Cross pollination with Blue Magic, Blue Dawn, Powder Blue, Rahi or Tasty Blue.
Harvest - March. To ensure the best flavour leave fruit on bush for 7-10 days after turning blue.
Photo Credit Incredible Edibles
- Product Code: BLIma
- Availability: 2-3 Days