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Selecting the Right Blueberries

Most Blueberry cultivars are self-fertile however all will have a better fruit set with another Blueberry cultivar of the same type planted near-by.


Cultivar
Blue Crop
Type
Northern Highbush
Pollinator
Dixi or Muffin
Ripens from
February-March
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Blue Dawn
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Blue Magic or Tasty Blue
Ripens from
January
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Cultivar
Blue Joy
Type
Northern Highbush
Pollinator
Muffin
Ripens from
December-January
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Blue Magic (Whitu)
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Blue Dawn or Tasty Blue
Ripens from
December-January
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Cultivar
Centurion
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Tifblue or Southland
Ripens from
February
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Cultivar
Climax
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Blue Dawn or Powder Blue
Ripens from
January
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Cultivar
Delite
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Powder Blue or Southland
Ripens from
March
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Cultivar
Dixi
Type
Northern Highbush
Pollinator
Blue Crop or Blue Joy
Ripens from
February
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Marimba
Type
Southern Highbush
Pollinator
Misty or Petite Blue
Ripens from
December
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Misty
Type
Southern Highbush
Pollinator
Marimba or Petite Blue
Ripens from
December
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Muffin
Type
Northern Highbush
Pollinator
Blue Joy
Ripens from
January & March
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
O’Neal
Type
Southern Highbush
Pollinator
Marimba or Petite Blue
Ripens from
November- January
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Pat Bates Big Blue
Type
Northern Highbush
Pollinator
Dixi or Blue Joy
Ripens from
December & March
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Petite Blue
Type
Southern Highbush
Pollinator
Marimba or Misty
Ripens from
December - March
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous

Cultivar
Powder Blue
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Tifblue or Centurion
Ripens from
January - March
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Cultivar
Southland
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Tifblue or Centurion
Ripens from
February - April
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Cultivar
Tasty Blue
Type
Rabbit Eye
Pollinator
Blue Magic or Blue Dawn
Ripens from
December-February
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen

Wairere Nursery
826 Gordonton Road, R D 1, Hamilton Ph: (07) 824 3430 Email:     Open 7 days 8:30am-5pm