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Aya
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Are Blueberry Bushes Evergreen?

I keep wondering when my blueberry bush is going to drop its leaves, but so far it hasn't. The past couple of days we've had a good amount of frost on everything outside, including my blueberries, but they don't seem to even be hinting at dropping leaves. If this is the case, I'll buy more bushes for next year!

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Trevor
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It does depend on the variety; some are evergreen some are deciduous.

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Aya
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I'm not sure what variety they are, but apparently they are an evergreen variety..

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All of mine turn gorgeous shades of red then drop in the fall.

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The one bush I have, I bought as a bare root (I think it had one branch on it) in March this year. Right now, there are dark green leaves and the stalks and some leaves are turning a really pretty red color. I don't know how much that narrows it down though...lol

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I have the tophat dwarf blueberry in a container and it has already lost all its leaves, so clearly some are deciduous.
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Maybe you have a Evergreen Huckleberry?


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Everything seems to be late this year. If the leaves are turning reddish they will come off. If they are really blueberries they should drop their leaves in the next 2-3 weeks or so. If they are really classified as huckberries then they are evergreen.

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Not all huckleberries are evergreen. I have some wild ones that lost their leaves. Might also depend on where you are.

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As I mentioned, I'm not sure what variety they are. I should have kept the tag. I bought it in a one gallon container at Walmart this spring. The tag said blueberries, but I can't remember which variety they are lol :roll:

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We all have different micro climates. My six blueberries are denuded already.

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