Perhaps the world’s largest blueberry, the Chandler blueberry is an outstanding selection from New Jersey that bears spectacular, cherry-size, delicious fruit. Chandler blueberries begin ripening in mid-summer and harvest extends over several weeks.
Latin Name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Site and Soil: Blueberry bushes like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained, acidic soil.
Pollination Requirements: Blueberries are partially self-fertile. Plant two varieties for greater fruit production
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 4-5 ft. in height and spread.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Late July
Yield: 15-20 lbs.
Care: Fertilize in early spring with a granular or liquid acid fertilizer. In late winter prune out any dead branches. After harvest, prune non fruit-bearing branches, leaving new branches to fruit the following season.
Pests & Diseases: Blueberries are not bothered by significant pest or disease problems. Scare birds away with Mylar Flash Tape or deter them by covering your plants with netting.
USDA Zone: 4
Sunset Western Zone: 2-9, 14-17
Sunset Northeast Zone: 32, 34-43
Please note there are no refunds or exchanges available on live plants. We are not responsible for the growth after the plants leave our care, please follow recommended instructions for proper plant care.