Looks like suckers coming from roots. Hi, Joe. However there was no fruit 2019. Rabbits attacked my bushes. You'll get fruit with only one plant! I wanted to put the blueberries in containers so I can find the best place in my yard to place them. Because weather and soil conditions vary so much from year to year and even within your zone, it's best to think of your planting time as a range of favorable conditions instead of an exact time. We love to keep in touch with our customers and talk about what's happening each season at Stark Bro's. In your zone, you'll need to move it to an unheated garage or shed for the winter and insulate it with a tarp or old blanket. In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. Will this live in a container over the winter in Oklahoma City / Edmond Oklahoma? Read about the Stark Bro's history that spans over 200 years ». They were the best looking blueberry bushes I had ever seen! They are putting out theirs 1st leaves now. They’ve got a couple leaves each...very disappointing for what they cost. It's a great idea to keep it under your overhang to give it some kind of shelter. These should be ready to bear fruit in 1-2 years. Best deal you will find at the best quality. If you'd like something different, choose a late bloomer like Herbert for the Jelly Bean and a mid-season bloomer like Bluecrop or Blueray. I wanted a second but smaller berry bush, hopefully an attractive plant, to put in container or ground near front door with sweet berries and nice fall color. Okay, These blueberry bushes showed up as green as green gets. ZF06-179 cultivar. Appreciate the links. Wanted a dwarf plant with large berries for containers. Can these be planted in self watering planters? Plant them en masse for a dramatic burst of color or mix into combinations needing a bit of brightness. Self-pollinating. Characteristics & Attributes for Petunia hybrida 'Shortcake Blueberry' Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Sunshine, Misty and Jubilee will all do well in Zone 9. Because of their small size I am using this plant for a second floor balcony Garden. Paul is correct. I thought they were gone but bounced back. Because it is a small plant and I will be able to move around my property for best growing spot. Thank you for your inquiry! Your plant will start producing fruit in the second year. Bushel and Berry® Blueberry Buckle® Blueberry, Bushel and Berry® Southern Bluebelle™ Blueberry, *Sale ends Monday 11/30/20 at midnight. Just for fun - I have not had success growing blueberries in the ground so I'm excited to try them in a container! What are good companion pollinators for jelly bean and patriot blueberries? I have bunnies in my neighborhood too. I am new to taking care of plants and don?? Our Brazelerries will typically take 1-2 years to reach maturity and bear fruit. They have flowers! And they are mine !!! Please see "Growing Fruit Trees in Containers" //. This means blueberries are soon to come! Just to try. What size container should these be planted in? Blueberry plant has been in the ground in a sunny location. I'll have to figure out how to deter them. Since the zone range for this variety is 4-8, which includes zone 6, it can be grown outdoors year-round in your zone. I purchased a jellybean and sunshine, do recommend growing them in the same planter or separate planters? ?s thriving. Because I can grow it in a pot on my deck. ?t have very much knowledge. If it's not between 4.5 and 5.0, that's why it's not growing. Lol! Cold hardy. Planted this bush last year in zone 6/5b. Bought 2 gal bushel and berry for outside deck. My plants are in the ground & have not reached full size because the rabbits find them so delicious. This one is perfect! diameter container. Foliage is light green with red tips throughout the growing season. For over 200 years, Stark Bro's Nursery has been helping homesteaders across America live more self-sufficient lifestyles. (Please note that Brazelberries – the company that distributed the Raspberry Shortcake plant through 2016 – was bought out and the name was changed names to Bushel and Berry.