Brightwell Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Brightwell'


Member Price: $39.95

Brightwell Blueberry
Brightwell Blueberry
Brightwell Blueberry

Brightwell Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Brightwell'

Price: $44.95

Member Price: $39.95

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The Brightwell Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum 'Brightwell') is a prolific and flavorful Southern Highbush blueberry variety known for its abundant fruit production and excellent adaptability to various growing conditions. This deciduous shrub is an outstanding choice for gardeners seeking a reliable, low-maintenance plant that produces delicious fruit while adding ornamental appeal to the landscape.

The Overall Plant

The Brightwell Blueberry is a medium-sized, deciduous shrub that typically grows to a height and spread of 6-8 feet, forming an attractive, upright habit. Its dark green foliage provides an appealing backdrop in the garden throughout the growing season, while its vibrant red and orange hues add striking fall color. This blueberry variety is hardy in USDA zones 7-9, making it suitable for a wide range of climates, particularly in the southeastern United States.

Brightwell Blueberry thrives in well-drained, acidic soils with a pH of 4.5-5.5 and prefers full sun for optimal fruit production. It is a self-fertile plant, but cross-pollination with other Southern Highbush varieties, such as the Tifblue or Climax, can enhance yields and fruit quality.

The Flowers

In early spring, the Brightwell Blueberry produces delicate, bell-shaped flowers that offer ornamental interest and attract a variety of pollinators, including bees and butterflies. The small, white to pale pink blossoms appear in clusters along the stems, creating an enchanting display that complements the emerging foliage.

The Fruit

One of the main attractions of the Brightwell Blueberry is its abundant fruit production. The medium to large-sized berries ripen from late spring to early summer, offering a long harvest season. The fruit is known for its excellent flavor, with a balance of sweetness and tartness that makes it perfect for fresh eating, baking, or preserving. The blueberries are also rich in antioxidants, providing numerous health benefits.

In addition to their culinary uses, the ripening fruit adds visual interest to the garden and attracts birds and other wildlife, contributing to a biodiverse and healthy ecosystem.

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Every plant comes with our expert planting guide that will cover the specifics to ensure your plant grows absolutely nuts. It also comes with our free 30 day guarantee so if you aren't happy we got you covered.

Why Flora's Market?

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Mature height: 6-8 ft.

Mature width: 6-8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth rate: Moderate

Growing zones:

Outdoor: 7-9