Where Can I Buy Blueberry Plants In South Africa

What is the Blueberry Plant?

Where Can I Buy Blueberry Plants In South Africa?

Just Berry Plants

Address: 288 Maple Rd, Kyalami, Midrand, 1684, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 4 pm

Phone: +27 82 307 8241

Berries for Africa

Address: Graceland Dr, Bashewa AH, 0056, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 5 pm

Phone: +27 84 513 6886

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery South Africa (Pty) Ltd

Address: Firgrove Road (Off, R45, Northern Paarl, Paarl, 7646, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 4 pm

Phone: +27 21 276 3777

Sandveld Organics

Address: R364, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 pm

Phone: +27 87 802 2680

What is the best month to grow blueberries in South Africa?

Although blueberries can be planted anytime, spring and autumn are best.

Generally, in South Africa we classify blueberry varieties into three groups; early season fruiting, mid-season fruiting, and late season fruiting.

How do you plant blueberries in South Africa?

Blueberry plants can be planted as close as 60cm apart which will form a thick hedge after a couple of years,

but in general, most fields are planted using a plant spacing of 0.9m to 1.2m between plants with spacing between rows of 1.8m to 2.8m which would result in a plant density of 3000 to 6200 plants per hectare.

How much does it cost to produce blueberries in South Africa?

Produced at a cost of R443 000 per hectare.

What is the fastest-growing blueberry plant?

Reka blueberry, an early-season blueberry variety bred , is one of the fastest-growing and most adaptable varieties we have seen.

A very vigorous variety, it grows well in light sandy soils, peat, and heavier clay loams and is more tolerant to wetter ground than many other varieties.

Which is the best blueberry plant to buy?

The Georgia Gem Blueberry bush is an excellent choice for a fruit-bearing crop. It withstands high temperatures and does not require a second plant for cross-pollination.

However, a second plant will promote better fruit production.

Can you grow blueberries in South Africa?

The South African blueberry harvest season traditionally starts in September and ends in mid-February. 

There are three varieties of blueberries grown in South Africa; Northern Highbush, Southern Highbush and Rabbiteye.