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Pink Popcorn® Blueberry

Pretty pink fruits with crisp texture

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 5 feet
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Flowering Date: Harvest in summer
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Pink Popcorn® Blueberry

Description

This ornamental shrub generates tasty fruits and lots of conversations. The only pink blueberry bush on the market, it bears creamy white and pink berries that have a sweet blueberry flavor and crisp texture. A hardy northern high bush blueberry, it's more compact than other bushes, making it suitable for a patio container. Its white flowers in the spring time and green foliage that turns red in the fall add to its interest in the landscape. Blueberries are a favorite in the edible landscape, and this is a highly sought-after choice. It grows best in humus-enriched, acidic soil and full sun. Vaccinum 'Pink Popcorn'

Shrub Z3-7 H5'xW5' Fruits in Summer Sun

Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameVaccinum 'Pink Popcorn'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK CA GA GU HI MI OR PR WA
  • Spread5 feet
  • Spacing5 feet
  • Hardiness Zone3-7
  • Flowering DateHarvest in summer
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower FormLarge urn shaped 3/4" fruit borne in loose axillary clusters
  • Foliage TypeGlossy, dark blue-green simple elliptical 1-2" long and half as wide
  • Soil RequirementAcid, humus enriched soil
  • Unique CharactersticsDe Groot: Blueberries are naturally high in anti-oxidants! This hardy northern high bush blueberry is a more compact grower than other varieties, and bears pink fruit that ripens early to midseason. These glowing blush-colored berries have the taste and aroma of the best blueberries, and could offer gourmands a decorative and exotic surprise. The crisp texture promises a "snap" of flavor, hence the whimsical "Popcorn" name. Pink Popcorn®, is truly a hardy plant, the only pink blueberry on the market tolerant in Zone 4 temperatures. Creamy white and pink berries ripen early to mid-season. They are self-fruitful, but will produce a heavier crop if planted with another early-season variety. The vase-shaped bushes with beautiful white flowers and medium green foliage that turns bright red in the fall make Pink Popcorn® a winner in the home landscape. At a mature size of 5'H x 5'W, Pink Popcorn® can be planted in rows, or incorporated easily into the landscape. Pink Popcorn® is self-fertile, but will produce a larger crop of berries of planted in proximity to another early season variety. Blueberries are extremely nutritious and have a high vitamin content. Excellent in pies and makes delicious jams and preserves. Best of all, bake your own 'Pink' Blueberry Muffins! Imagine, a late summer compote of mixed berries with the addition of the 'Pink Popcorn' fruits or a blueberry pie with a mix of the traditional blue berries along with the 'Pink Popcorn' berries. How beautiful! Blueberries are rapidly increasing in interest. Like all blueberries, it must have moist, acidic soil to flourish. Even without the added bonus of delicious berries, it makes an attractive deciduous shrub with flowers in spring and striking autumn colors. Fast-growing. Blueberries are considered a beautiful productive hedge with spring flowering on dark green foliage, delicious fruit in summer and fiery red foliage for autumn color. Set plants out as early as possible in the spri
  • ShippedQUART
  • Height/Habit5 feet
  • Growth RateSlow once established, which takes approximately 8 - 10 weeks
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

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