Jewel Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum ‘Jewel’

Jewel blueberry is a southern highbush culitvar and is one of California’s leading commercial varieties. The plant exhibits exceptional growth and high yields. Midseason harvest of large to very large berries with tangy sweet flavor. Chill requirement is estimated at 200 hours. Self-fruitful but produces higher yields when cross pollinated with other similar blooming blueberry varieties

Jewel Details  
Flavor Sweet, Tangy
Chill Hours 200
Skin Color When Ripe Blue
Fruit Use Fresh Eating
Self-Fruitful Yes, but bigger yields when cross pollinated
Flower Season Early Spring
Fruit Season June
Light Needs Full Sun
Water Needs Regular Water
USDA Zone 7 – 10