Types of Blueberries


Blueberries, scientifically known as Vaccinium corymbosum, are common. As the name says, this bushy plant grows to six feet.

Though frequently called a shrub, this plant is actually a tree. It flourishes in USDA zones 4-7.


Vaccinium angustifolium is its scientific name. These small bushes grow in many hardiness zones. This cold-weather blueberry thrives in zones 3-7.

Half-high hybrid

The half-high blueberry hybrid has the best of lowbush and highbush blueberries. It grows into a bush.


Plant scientific name: Vaccinium virgatum. This cultivar flourishes in the Southeast

This pest-resistant variety adapts well and produces lots of fruit. Plant multiple varieties to ensure pollination. It thrives in USDA zones 7–9.

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