Darrow is one of the largest berries of all cultivars growing upwards to the size of a quarter. The fruit is large, light blue, firm, with crisp texture. The flavor strikes a perfect balance: sweet yet very slightly tart. Darrow blueberries have a long shelf life. Deep green foliage with bronze tinted new growth. Late season. Plants are approximately 18 to 24 inches when shipped and reach 4-6 feet when mature.
Considerations for Darrow Blueberry
USDA Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,10
Uses:Desserts / Pies, Fresh Eating
Harvest Period:Midseason, Late
Storage:A few weeks
Years to Bear:2-4 years
Recommended Spacing:4-6 ft.
Mature Size:4-6 ft.
Water Requirements:6-12 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped:Small bush
Size supplied when shipped:Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch;
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.
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