Sky Dew® Gold Northern Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum
Sky Dew™ Gold ornamental blueberry has such appealing bright gold foliage that the flowers and berries are almost an afterthought. Its display gets even more interesting as the summer nights start to cool, and the golden foliage starts taking on rich hues of orange and red. The effect is simply thrilling; seeing something so colorful and cheerful puts a smile on your face.Produces BerriesFoliage InterestFall Interest
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:24 - 48 InchesSpacing:36 - 48 InchesSpread:36 - 48 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:OrangeFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:Lime green, chartreuse, and orange in fallHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Edging PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Brilliant chartreuse foliage makes a great mass planting, specimen, hedge, or even a feature in an edible garden.Maintenance Notes:
Will get its brightest foliage color when planted in full sun. It benefits from rejuvenation pruning. After it has been planted in the landscape for 4-6 years you can start removing the oldest stems each year in the springtime.
Please note: A compatible pollinating plant will need to be present for it to produce berries.
** Sky Dew® Gold - Northern Highbush Blueberry is restricted and cannot ship to the state(s) of OR or WA.Sky Dew® Gold Vaccinium corymbosum 'ANDVAL1601' USPPAF, Can PBRAF