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Are Patriot Blueberries late?

Posted by edweather Zone 5a/b Central NY (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 31, 14 at 19:26

Have meaning to ask this question for a while. My Bluecrop, and Blueray have been supplying ripe berries for a couple of weeks now, but my 2 year old container Patriot is definitely behind. Only a couple of ripe berries so far. Not a very big bush, but has been basically stagnant for a couple of months. Has recently shown signs of pushing new growth but the berries are paralyzed. Will post a photo tomorrow, not home now.


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RE: Are Patriot Blueberries late?

  • Posted by Drew51 5b/6a SE MI (My Page) on
    Thu, Jul 31, 14 at 19:59

I noticed mine ripened early. I still have one plant not ripe, but they will be soon. Berries are turning. It's been a strange year, I would not think much about it.


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RE: Are Patriot Blueberries late?

Patriot is an early berry. Sounds like yours might actually be Elliot.


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RE: Are Patriot Blueberries late?

OK, thanks. Mine are just starting to ripen. The plant/foliage has a unique look to it. I'll post a photo and maybe it will be identifiable.


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