“Chippewa” Blueberry

$20.00

This “northern half-high” blueberry is a proven cultivar for southcentral Alaska. The plants can grow 3-4 ft tall and can produce 4-7 pounds of fruit per plant once mature! It’s partially self-pollinating, but benefits from another variety, like “Northblue” planted nearby.

Ironically, only limited types of cultivated blueberries succeed in Alaska, but “Chippewa” is proven to be hardy and productive here. Blueberries need very acidic soil, so we suggest getting a soil test. You may need to add sulfur to lower the pH of your soil to give these plants ideal growing conditions. I highly recommend watching this video from the president of the Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers Association to learn more about blueberry cultivation in Alaska.  Sold in 1 gallon pots.

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This “northern half-high” blueberry is a proven cultivar for southcentral Alaska. The plants can grow 3-4 ft tall and can produce 4-7 pounds of fruit per plant once mature! It’s partially self-pollinating, but benefits from another variety, like “Northblue” planted nearby.

Ironically, only limited types of cultivated blueberries succeed in Alaska, but “Chippewa” is proven to be hardy and productive here. Blueberries need very acidic soil, so we suggest getting a soil test. You may need to add sulfur to lower the pH of your soil to give these plants ideal growing conditions. I highly recommend watching this video from the president of the Alaska Pioneer Fruit Growers Association to learn more about blueberry cultivation in Alaska.  Sold in 1 gallon pots.