‘Mini Blue’, New northern highbush variety

Mini Blue’ is a new Vaccinium corymbosum L., developed by plant breeder, Dr. Chad Finn (USDA) in Corvallis, Oregon. Mini Blues is a northern highbush cultivar with very small berry size, excellent aromatics and an intensely sweet flavor. It is well-suited to specialized processed markets, but with more consistent size, flavor and quality than Rubel or lowbush blueberries.

Mini Blues can be pruned using a speed pruning method and is intended for machine harvest. Mini Blues performs well in organic production systems as it has shown no symptoms of fungal or bacterial diseases and no indication of problems with gall midge. Chill Requirement: 1000 Hours Per Year