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Mid Chill


Legacy blueberries are a highly adaptable variety for both fresh and process sales. This variety tends to be a little slower to produce in the first few years, however, yields can be very high once the plants become established. Legacy blueberries have received good reviews for its fruit quality, small scar and flavor. Mechanical harvest suitability is good. In many areas, the Legacy blueberry will keep its leaves through most of the winter, and may require a different approach with pruning, often at a higher cost than many other northern varieties.


Berry Size:

Medium Medium Size
Primary Use: Fresh, Processed
fruit qualities: Light Blue, Excellent Flavor
Bush Habit: Open, Upright, Vigoroso
Chilling Level: Mid Chill
Ripening Season  
Triangle Season Scale

One of the best varieties for high adaptability to different climates, Legacy performs well in low, mid, and high chill areas where winters are not too cold. It is easy to grow and a heavy producer when it reaches a mature age. Fruit is medium-size with good flavor.
--Antonio A. Alamo
Operations Manager EMEnA

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Legacy Blueberry Production per Plant

The Legacy Blueberry Bush is renowned for its high yield of medium-sized, indigo berries. It can produce a substantial quantity of berries, with an approximate yield ranging from 8 to 10 pounds per bush per year.

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Zone Level for Legacy Blueberry Plant

The recommended growing zones for the Legacy Blueberry Bush are zones 5, 6, 7, and 8. The Legacy Blueberry is well-suited for regions with varying winter temperatures.

If you are unsure about your local zone, reference a plant hardiness zone map or consult with local gardening experts to determine whether your area aligns with the suggested zones for successful cultivation of the Legacy Blueberry.

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How big do Legacy blueberry plants get?

The Legacy Blueberry is classified as a highbush blueberry and can attain a height ranging from 4 to 6 feet, with a corresponding width of 3 to 4 feet. This moderate size makes it suitable for various gardening spaces, including both traditional gardens and containers.

What pollinates with Legacy blueberries?

Planting multiple Legacy Blueberry bushes or introducing other Northern Highbush blueberry varieties nearby can enhance pollination rates and increase the overall yield and quality of the crop.