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Elliott Blueberry vs Northland Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum Elliott

Vaccinium x Northland

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Elliott Blueberry
Northland Blueberry

Elliott Blueberry is a very high yielding, commercial highbush blueberry variety. If you're lucky enough to live in a suitable climate zone, Elliott Blueberry will serve you well. Its medium-size berries mature late in the summer and have a mild flavor. The berries are firm and store well.

While this variety is self-pollinating, we recommend pairing Elliott Blueberry with Blue Crop Blueberry to increase the berry production of both varieties.

Note: Blueberries require very specific soil conditions. They need well-drained soil with a pH between 4.5 and 5.0. If the starting pH of your soil is between 5.1 and 6.2 you can lower it by adding sulphur. We recommend against planting blueberries in soil with a starting pH greater than 6.2. Please do your own research before buying any blueberry plants.

Northland Blueberry is the hardiest of the half-high highbush blueberries. It's also the best looking. In fact, it is frequently planted as an ornamental. Northland Blueberry produces large quantities of medium-size berries that taste amazing but are on the softer side, which matters to some people.

You must pair Northland Blueberry with another suitable blueberry variety because it is not self-pollinating.

You must also prune Northland Blueberry to maintain its health and productivity.

Note: Blueberries require very specific soil conditions. They need well-drained soil with a pH between 4.5 and 5.0. If the starting pH of your soil is between 5.1 and 6.2 you can lower it by adding sulfur. We recommend against planting blueberries in soil with a starting pH greater than 6.2. Please do your own research before buying any blueberry plants.

ELLIOTT BLUEBERRY QUICK FACTS

NORTHLAND BLUEBERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 4a
Zone: 3b
Height: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: orange-red
Fall colour: orange-red
Berries: large clusters of blue berries
Berries: large clusters of blue berries
Fruit size: medium
Fruit size: medium
Firmness: firm
Firmness: soft
Flavor: sweet/tart depending on maturity
Flavor: excellent
Harvest: late summer to early fall
Harvest: early to mid summer
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: short
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: low
Pollution tolerance: low







Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no