Plant Care American Blueberry

American Blueberry

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

American Blueberry has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
American Blueberry has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

About American Blueberry

American Blueberry is a popular houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and easy to bloom with a whopping 167 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

American Blueberry likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

American Blueberry belongs to the vaccinium genus, and is native to Eastern North America.


Vaccinium corymbosum

Also known as

Northern Highbush Blueberry, sorbet blueberry, duke blueberry, Jelly Bean, Jelly Bean Bluberry, vaccinium vaccinium corybosum and Vaccinium Ashei

How to care for American Blueberry


How often to water your American Blueberry

Water needs for American Blueberry
0.5 cups
every 9

American Blueberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of American Blueberry

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for American Blueberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American Blueberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

American Blueberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

American Blueberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize American Blueberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for American Blueberry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your American Blueberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

American Blueberry is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for American Blueberry

American Blueberry

American Blueberry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

American Blueberry has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
American Blueberry has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
American Blueberry has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
American Blueberry has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
American Blueberry has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Anorn avatar
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 117 XP
globe Prairiewood, New South Wales

Loves acidic soil but quite low maintenance

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
Girasolroto avatar
leaf-1 6 Plants
xp 215 XP
globe Milwaukee, WI

This plant is distributed by Bushel and Barrel (R tm)
and is a hybrid blueberry bush.

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Sophiaveronaa avatar
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 863 XP

who doesn’t love home grown fruits, especially blueberries

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Pest magnet Pest magnet

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