Blueberry & Raspberry Varieties for 2022

 

Our blueberry plants are Northwest friendly varieties, between 2-3 years old (one gallon size) so it won't take long before you are able to enjoy fresh berries from your garden. We have put together some information to help you decide which plant is best for your growing conditions. 

 

Blueberry Bush Prices & Varieties:

One Gallon (2-3 years old) $10.99 each or 3 for $26.99 

 

Bluecrop -  One Gallon Pot 

Fruits ripen in mid-July and the harvest can go on for several weeks. Bluecrop is a good berry for freezing, baking and fresh eating. Vigorous upright growth of 4-6 feet; keep pruned. The bushes become a blaze of crimson in the fall season, so they are ideal arranged as a hedge. Acidic soil preferred

 

Sun: Full sun

Season: Mid July

Height: 5-6 feet

Spread: 4-6 feet

Flavor: Sweet

Fruit Size: Large

 

 

Bluegold -  One Gallon Pot 

Blue Gold blueberry produces fruit mid-season. It has bell shaped white flowers in the spring then shows light blue fruit which ripen early July. Red and purple foliage in the fall, sweet berries. 

 

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Season: Mid-season

Height: 5-8 feet

Spread: 5-8 feet

Flavor: Sweet

Fruit Size: Medium-Large

                              

Bonus - One Gallon Pot 

The Bonus variety of blueberry is very hardy and a voracious producer of fruit. Bonus produces one of the largest fruits (approximate size of a quarter). Fruit is firm with a good flavor. 

 

Sun: Full Sun                           

Season: Mid-Late Season        

Height: 5-6 feet     

 Spread: 4-6 feet

Flavor: Tasty                    

Fruit Size: Very Large

 

Burgundy - One Gallon Pot 

The Burgundy variety of blueberry is a mid-season berry with a wild flavor. It is a low growing bush, which produces small, light colored fruit. Produces gorgeous burgundy new growth

 

Sun: Full Sun                           

Season: Mid Season        

Height: 1 foot     

Spread: 1 foot

Flavor: Wild                 

Fruit Size: Small

 

Duke - One Gallon Pot 

The Duke blueberry is a very popular variety - it has a sweet flavor, produces a large fruit as well as produces a large quantity of berries over the season. Produces white and pink flowers in spring, yellow and orange foliage in the fall. Duke is an self pollinating blueberry, to produce more fruit you can cross pollinate. 

 

Sun: Full sun

Season: Early (June)

Height: 4-6 feet

Spread: 6-8 feet

Flavor: Sweet and Tangy

Fruit Size: Large

 

Elliott - One Gallon Pot 

The Elliott blueberry produces a large, firm fruit (about ½” in size). Bloom color is beautiful white with pink in spring, with burgundy stems in the off season. Needs loamy, well drained soil. This is a self-pollinator

 

Sun: Full sun

Season: Late Season

Height: 4-6 feet

Spread: 4-6 feet

Flavor: Sweet 

Fruit Size: Large

 

Patriot - One Gallon Pot

The Patriot blueberry is a great landscape shrub, with berries that are great for fresh eating, canning and freezing. It is hardy in colder temperatures and wet soil. Great fall color!

Sun: Full Sun                  

Season: Early season    

Height: 3-4 feet

Spread: 3-5 feet

Flavor: Slightly sweet           

Fruit Size:  Large

 

Reka (Northern High Bush) - One Gallon Pot

The Reka blueberry is great for canning and freezing. This variety is a quick grower and high producer of fruit in early season. Berries are medium to large in size. Reka prefers well-drained, acidic soil that is consistently moist. Gorgeous burgundy foliage in autumn.

Sun: Full Sun                  

Season: Early season    

Height: 4-6  feet

Spread: 6 feet

Flavor: Exceptional              

Fruit Size: Medium – Large

 

Sweetheart - One Gallon Pot 

The Sweetheart Blueberry is an early season blueberry that will produce a second harvest late in the season. Beautiful plant with uniquely shaped white blossoms and also a self-pollinating plant.

 

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Season: Late spring, early summer (possible to get a second crop mid-August)

Height: 5-6 feet

Spread: 4-5 feet

Flavor: Sweet

Fruit SIze: Medium- Large

 

 

Top Hat - One Gallon Pot 

The Top Hat blueberry is a compact grower and produces a full size firm fruit. Fruit is sweet, but has a wild tart hint to it. Bell shaped light pink blooms - great plant for containers. Foliage turns a blaze of orange in fall.

 

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Season: Summer

Height: 2 feet

Spread: 2 feet

Flavor: Sweet & tart

Fruit SIze: Medium

 

 

 

Raspberry Plant Prices and Varieties:

$12.99 each gallon size pot

 

Encore

Encore is vigorous, sturdy, upright, nearly spineless and has excellent winter hardiness. Berries are large with very cohesive drupelets and good raspberry flavor.

Kokanee

Kokanee is a primocane fruiting red raspberry  that produces fruit later in summer, extending the harvest season and enjoyment of delicious, fresh raspberries. Bright red, glossy, gorgeous fruit, uniform in shape and consistently medium to large.

Lewis

Lewis is a low-chill primocane fruiting red raspberry with consistently large, glossy, firm fruit. Berries are known for their exceptional eating quality, with a perfect sweetness and low acidity. ... Produces fruit very early in the season. Berries don't hide among its foliage, making them easy to pick.

Nova

Nova Raspberry is an extremely hardy, mid-season, summer red raspberry. The berries are very firm with a fine flavor. Fruits are bright red and attractive for fresh markets or U-Pick farms. The plants have high vigor and will produce a small crop in the late summer or early fall. Hardiness Zones 4-7.

 

 

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