ONeal Blueberry Shrub
Two Seasons of Berries Every Year!

O'Neal Blueberry Shrub

3 1/2-inch Pot
Item # 28580
Item is sold out.

Great for temperate and warmer climates.

The best-flavored Southern Highbush blueberry.
Genus Vaccinium
Variety 'O'Neal'
Item Form 3 1/2-inch Pot
Zone 5 - 9
Bloom Start To End Mid Spring
Habit Dense
Plant Height 6 ft
Plant Width 5 ft - 6 ft
Additional Characteristics Berries, Edible, Fast Growing
Bloom Color White
Foliage Color Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Border
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, California, Hawaii, Michigan, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Washington, Guam, Virgin Islands
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Average Based on 1 Reviews Write a Review
O'neal Blueberries
Rosie from FL wrote (July 18, 2014):
Easy to grow, wonderful flavor. Makes an excellent blueberry cobbler. Have been growing them for three years and have picked berries for the last two years. We grow three of them in raised beds, and have a frame with bird netting, double layered to keep the birds out.

How many years before fruiting plants bear their first crop?

For fruiting plants such as blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, fig, honeyberry, cranberry, and grape, it takes 2 years to bear the first crop. That does not mean you may not get some fruit before then. Depending on the size and maturity of the plant shipped, you may get at least a few pieces of fruit or a small quantity produced the first year. But, by the second year, you should have your first real crop of fruit to enjoy and fruit production will increase every year thereafter.