Plant Care Black Highbush Blueberry

Black Highbush Blueberry

Also known as

downy swamp-huckleberry and hairy highbush blueberry

Taxonomy

Vaccinium fuscatum
Vaccinium
Ericaceae
Ericales

How to care for Black Highbush Blueberry

Water

How often to water your Black Highbush Blueberry

Water needs for Black Highbush Blueberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Highbush Blueberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 Black Highbush Blueberry

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Black Highbush Blueberry in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

51% Low

Finding light for Black Highbush Blueberry in your home

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

Black Highbush Blueberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

Black Highbush Blueberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Highbush Blueberry

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

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Care Summary for Black Highbush Blueberry

Black Highbush Blueberry

Black Highbush Blueberry


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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