Long harvest season lets you enjoy fresh picking for up to 2 months!

Chandler Blueberry

3 1/2-inch Pot
Item # 46076
$12.95
Buy 3+ at $11.95 ea

The Biggest Berries You've Ever Seen!

Yummy berries reach the size of cherries!
Now THIS is what home gardening is all about -- giant berries, bursting with juicy-sweet nectar, ripening slowly so that you can enjoy fresh harvests for up to 2 months! Chandler is the best Blueberry we have grown in home gardens, with fruit the size of cherries and a vigorous growth pattern that makes it easy for even new gardeners!

These berries really are showstoppers, reaching an inch or more in diameter and nicely shaded by large, showy leaves. The flavor is rich and succulent -- a far cry from those hard, tasteless marbles the supermarkets pass off as "blueberries"! They arise very heavily in midsummer on dense, bushy plants 5 to 6 feet high and 4 to 6 feet wide. Unlike most Blueberry bushes, which tend to look a bit twiggy and sparse, Chandler is full, well leafed-out, and attractive even when not in bloom (that happens in spring) or fruiting!

Like all Blueberries, Chandler does best in acidic, peaty, moist soil exposed to full sunlight. It is shallow-rooted, so add about 6 inches of mulch (pine straw is ideal) when you plant. In late winter or early spring each year, cut away about a third of the oldest branches to make room for new growth and keep the fruit size large. (Doing this really makes a difference!) Grow at least 2 bushes for pollination, and if you want to grow Chandler alongside another type of Blueberries, all the better -- the cross-pollination benefits all the fruit!

Chandler is certain to sell out early, so please order TODAY to avoid disappointment. You'll be picking big bowlsful of berries before you know it -- and enjoying the bounty of this super-hardworking bush for many years to come! Zones 4-7. Cannot ship to CA, MI, OR, WA.

Genus
Vaccinium
Species
corymbosum
Variety
'Chandler'
Item Form
3 1/2-inch Pot
Zone
4 - 7
Bloom Start To End
Early Spring
Habit
Upright
Plant Height
5 ft - 6 ft
Plant Width
4 ft - 6 ft
Bloom Size
1 in
Additional Characteristics
Bird Lovers, Edible, Fall Color, Free Bloomer
Bloom Color
Light Pink
Foliage Color
Dark Green, Orange, Red
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Moisture Requirements
Moist,  well-drained
Resistance
Cold Hardy
Soil Tolerance
Sandy
Uses
Border, Cuisine, Hedge, Fall Color
Restrictions
*Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, California, Guam, Hawaii, Michigan, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Washington

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.