Just right for the front of the border, containers, and even bedding!

Tophat Blueberry

3 1/2-inch Pot
Item # 28581
$12.95
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Small Enough for Bonsai, with Yummy Pea-Sized Berries!

Great heat tolerance!
Just 2 feet tall and 1½ feet wide at full maturity, this exciting dwarf blueberry bears masses of pea-shaped berries in early and midsummer. Unlike many varieties, the white blooms in spring are beautiful -- and, at ½-inch across, very large on the tiny plant! The berries are sky-blue and delectable, and the light green foliage remains fresh over a very long season. The perfect container plant for the sunny patio, it is also a distinctive choice for the front of the border or even as bonsai!

Supremely heat-tolerant, Tophat is a cross of a Highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum) and a Lowbush (V. angustifolium). This is the blueberry to plant where others have melted out in the heat -- yet it is hardy all the way through zone 3. Delightful in big pots on the patio, Tophat is a miniature garden joy!

Plant in full sun to light shade in acidic, well-drained soil. Tophat is self-fertile, but bigger crops arise if more than one is planted in the same area. Cannot ship to CA, OR, WA, MI.

Genus 2
Vaccinium
Species
corymbosum x angustifolium
Variety
'Tophat'
Item Form
3 1/2-inch Pot
Zone
5 - 7
Bloom Start To End
Early Summer - Mid Summer
Habit
Dwarf
Plant Height
24 in
Plant Width
18 in
Bloom Size
.5 in
Restrictions
*Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, California, Hawaii, Michigan, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Washington, Guam, Virgin Islands

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.