- Self Pollinates
- 3 - 5 Feet Tall & Wide
- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Growing Zones 7 - 9
Who doesn’t love blueberries? The Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry produces white flowers in the spring that are followed by edible fruit. It is a very versatile plant that is tolerant to heat and easy maintenance. This beauty will bring pollinators to your garden and you can enjoy its fruit all summer long.
The Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry has green foliage with an upright growing habit. During the spring little white blooms appear followed by a late spring early summer fruit that is edible and can be used in a number of ways. This variety provides an extra resistance to pests and disease. The Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry reaches a height of four to five feet with a spread of three to four feet. Uses include planting as a border plant, privacy planting, mass planting, use for a hedge, or plant in a container.
Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry Care
Plant in full sun. Ensure your plant is receiving at minimum at six hours of sun each day. Soil should be moist and well drained. This plant has average water needs. Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry thrives best in acidic soil. Mulch should be applied for winter protection. Fertilize yearly in early spring. If pruning is desired, do so in the late spring.
Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry Spacing
Spacing for your Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry four to five feet, center on center. If a seamless appearance is desired, plant three feet, center on center. Proper spacing is imperative to maintain a healthy plant.
Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 7 - 9
|Plant Type: Edible Plants
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 3 - 5 Feet
|Mature Spread: 3 - 5 Feet
|Spacing: 3 - 5 Feet
|Habit: Upright, Compact
|Flower Color(s): White
|Bloom Period: Spring
|Foliage Type: Deciduous
|Foliage Color(s): Blue
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought
|Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
|Uses: Ornamental, Cut Flowers
|Features: Disease/Pest Resistance, Heat Tolerant, Attracts Butterflies
|Self Fertile: Yes
Major Branch: Rabbit Eye
Harvest Period: Spring to Summer
Fruit Size: Large
Fruit Color: Violet-Blue
Fruit Flavor: Sugary - sweet
|Brand: Southern Living Plants
|Common Name: Takes the Cake Rabbiteye Blueberry
|Scientific Name: Vaccinium ashei 'Vernon' PP18291
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.