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Burgundy Blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy'
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Delicious Fruit, Colorful Foliage Burgundy Blueberry

  • Lowbush
  • Mid-Season
  • Sweet Fruit Tastes Like Wild Blueberry
  • Fabulous Modern Cultivar
  • Great Fresh, Baked or Frozen
  • Showy Edible Ornamental
  • Nectar for Beneficial Pollinators
  • Profusion of White, Bell-Shaped Blooms in Spring
  • Powder-Blue Berries are a Superfruit
  • Very High in Antioxidants
  • Well-Exposed Fruit Crop is Easy to Harvest
  • New Foliage is Burgundy Red
  • Cool-Toned, Glossy Leaves All Season
  • Very Noteworthy Red-Orange Fall Color
  • Requires Acidic Soil for Fruiting
  • Use as Groundcover or Edging Plant
  • Grow in Containers for Small Space Gardens
  • Can Be Used for Street Plantings
  • Full Sun or Partial Shade

You'll appreciate these delightful small fruiting plants throughout your landscape or on your balcony. Not only will you gain access to delicious, homegrown blueberries, you'll also enjoy a wonderful color-changing display throughout the growing season.

Ripening in the mid-season, Lowbush Burgundy Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy') is an outstanding cultivar of the beloved Wild Blueberry.

In early spring, incredibly glossy new leaves emerge a bold burgundy-red. They'll cover the well-branched plant, and mature into a very sophisticated gray-green for the summer season.

Watch for the pale gleam of small, bell-shaped flowers later in spring. These develop into your berries, so their appearance is a great reason to celebrate!

The berries are set to the outside of the bush. This makes harvesting your annual crop of light blue berries a snap!

Include these excellent plants in your landscape design. You'll want plenty of their great-tasting berries on hand.

Burgundy is an excellent choice for that flavorful, sweet Wild Blueberry taste. Pop the small,firm berries in your mouth fresh from the bush. They'll even keep well in the fridge, if you have self-restraint.

There is nothing better than a Lowbush Wild Blueberry for use in pancakes and muffins. The incredible flavor shouldn't be missed.

Even the fall display is world-class. Imagine a fiery, red-orange edge along the length of your planting beds.

It's easy to grow these compact, dense plants in acidic soils with a pH between 4.5 to 5.5. Use them in patio containers if you live in an area with alkaline soil.

Self-pollinating Blueberries produce larger harvests with partner plants. Mix Brunswick Blueberries into your planting. is proud to grow these small standouts for the home garden. Order both varieties from today!

How to Use Burgundy Blueberry in the Landscape

Weave edible plants into your landscape, and participate in one of the biggest garden trends around. Edible Landscaping is here to stay.

People across the country are hungry for food security. The beautiful colors of Burgundy Blueberry make it an easy choice.

Grow your own fruit, and enjoy a lush groundcover at the same time. Harvest fresh berries from a long, low hedge along your front sidewalk.

Boost the appeal of mature evergreen trees and shrubs. Add a showy edge of Burgundy Blueberry to enliven their stolid presence.

Create a solid mat to gain both color and superfruits. Plant them one to two feet apart on center, measuring from the center of one to the center of the next.

Rugged Burgundy Blueberry takes the cold. It also tolerates coastal conditions and road salt.

Why not create a very modern street planting? Add Burgundy Blueberry at the base of taller shrubs, and allow them to fill in.

Use this same idea in your Victory Garden. Underplant your annual tomatoes with an enduring row of Blueberry bushes.

Read our Garden Blog and watch expert Blueberry videos on our YouTube channel.

You'll access great information on caring for these extraordinary diminutive fruiting bushes.

#ProPlantTips for Care

Plant Burgundy Blueberry in either full sun or partial shade. Ensure they receive at least four hours of sunlight a day.

Test your soil often to ensure it is both well-drained and an acidic pH between 4.5 and 5.5. Start early to amend your soil with peat moss and sulphur at the root zone. It may take a while to reduce pH.

If you have soil that retains water for a long time, or have soil pH above 7, you'll want to control the environment. Grow your Blueberry plants in containers.

Select a wide pot, and drill plenty of drainage holes. Elevate the pot on bricks or clay feet, so the water drains away.

Use a potting mix for acid-loving plants. Add handfuls of peat moss or pathway park to 25 percent of the medium.

In-ground plants need careful watering the first year, and each year during fruit development. Apply a medium amount of water on a regular basis.

Containerized plants need supplemental water over the life-span. Collect neutral pH rainwater to use on your Blues.

Apply pine bark or pine straw mulch to keep the root system cool and moist.

Every few years in early spring, remove the woodiest stems before the new leaves emerge. Leave the productive young stems in place.

At the same time, fertilize with a formula designed for the needs of acid-loving plants. Follow the instructions on the label.

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More Information
Botanical Name Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy'
Mature Height 12 - 15 inches
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Growth Rate Medium
Bloom Period Early Spring, Late Spring
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Fall Color Red, Orange
Pollinator Required No
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Growing Zone Range 3-7
Burgundy Blueberry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-7
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