2019 4-H Plant Sale

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All orders must be prepaid and submitted to the Extension Center by February 28, 2019.

We will notify you of the plant’s arrival date at the Agricultural Resources Center in Newton for pick-up.

                                              Plant Descriptions


Chandler – Large berry with conical shape, very sweet, and a good yield. Southern favorite.

Jewel – #1 midseason variety, recommended for commercial growers and home gardeners. Large berries with superb quality and flavor. Performs well over a wide range of growing conditions. Consistent performance. Plants have moderate winter hardiness.


Climax – An early producer! Savor loads of large, sweet, early ripening blueberries. Great on cereals or baked into muffins, these southern blueberries are gaining in popularity! These pest-free shrubs reach 6 to 10 feet. Foliage turns fiery red in autumn.

Tifblue – The most universally outstanding rabbiteye blueberry grown to date. The fruits are large, light blue and ripen late in the season. The bush is vigorous and very productive. More cold hardy than most rabbiteye blueberry varieties.

Powder Blue – Medium-to-large size fruit, darker blue in color, sweet taste. Upright, highly-productive plant, good foliage. Blooms late in the season.


Arapaho – Thorn-less, earliest producing berry, ripening in mid-June. Requires no trellis, grows into a bush. Sweet berries with small seeds. New canes shoot up from roots to increase productivity.

Apache – Largest thorn-less, upright berry available. Sweet, cone-shaped berry. Ripens late season. Cold hardy and high yielding.


Heritage – Known for producing large crops of very large and sweet berries that are dark red in color. Good for freezing as well as making jellies and jams. Ripens in summer and fall.


Jersey Giant – Known for its heavy yields, thick spears, and outstanding flavor. Attractive, dark-green spears with purple bracts are large. Uniform and succulent. One of the most frost hardy varieties.

Online order form 2019

Written By

Beth Cloninger, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBeth CloningerCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Beth E-mail Beth N.C. Cooperative Extension, Iredell County Center
Updated on Jan 30, 2019
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