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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Northsky Blueberry (10 of 15)

Designed to grow in colder climates with heavy snowfall
Plant in full sun to light shade
Plant in rich organic soil that is well-drained and very acidic (pH 4.0-5.5)
Height: 2-4 feet
Width: 2-4 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 3-7:
Zone 3--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 4--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to light shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6--Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 7--Plant in fall; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells; plants may languish in this warm zone.

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