Plant Care blueberry


4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

blueberry has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
blueberry has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Northern Highbush Blueberry, sorbet blueberry, duke blueberry, Jelly Bean and Jelly Bean Bluberry


Vaccinium corymbosum

How to care for blueberry


How often to water your blueberry

Water needs for blueberry
0.5 cups
every 9

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 blueberry

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for blueberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant blueberry: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

blueberry may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize blueberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for 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 blueberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for blueberry



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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

blueberry has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
blueberry has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
blueberry has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
blueberry has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
blueberry has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
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leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 117 XP
globe Prairiewood, New South Wales

Loves acidic soil but quite low maintenance

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Survivor Survivor
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leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 743 XP

who doesn’t love home grown fruits, especially blueberries

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Pest magnet Pest magnet

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