Growing Blueberries: Blueberry Varieties to Try

Learn which blueberry cultivar is right for your region and recipes.
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Blueberry 'Bluetta'

'Bluetta' is good for colder climates because they bloom a little later, yet ripen early. 'Bluetta' produces good yields of berries that are slightly dark and medium sized, with a unique wild flavor. This cultivar is compact in growth and has notable scarlet colors in fall.

Blueberry 'Jersey'

'Jersey' is a rich blue fruit, medium sized, and very sweet. It is a favorite for baked goods. The bush is a heavy, reliable producer that tolerates a wide range of soil types and displays orange flame fall foliage. It's a widely-grown variety.

Blueberry 'Berkeley'

This cultivar produces healthy, mouth-watering plump blueberries. Vigorous mature plants will produce luscious berries during mid summer in succession for a long and solid five-week harvest.

Blueberry 'Coville'

'Coville' produces high yields of large, sweet blueberries that keep particularly well in the fridge. This blueberry enlivens the garden with blazing crimson foliage in fall.

Blueberry 'Spartan'

'Spartan' blueberries are an attractive and tasty fruit, often larger than a quarter in size with a tangy sweet flavor. It ripens mid July with large, glossy green foliage becoming orange and yellow in fall.

Blueberry 'Herbert'

'Herbert' produces medium blueberries that ripen in late summer. This cultivar is considered to be one of the tastiest blueberries. The vigorous, upright bush is resistant to cracking and is ideal for pots in small gardens or on patios.

'Toro' Blueberry Bush Produces Bumper Crop

You'll never be short of blueberries in summer with the 'Toro' blueberry. In fall, the bush produces bright red autumn foliage.

Blueberry 'Patriot'

Blueberries are very easy to grow deciduous fruit bearing shrubs that grow best in full sun, with well drained, sandy, organically rich acid soil.

'Brigitta' Blueberries Ripen at End of Summer

When early blueberries slow their production, the 'Brigitta' is a wonderful complement for an end of summer crop.