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Blueberries

The blueberry is a relative to the cranberry. Contrary to its name, the blueberry is purple in color. It has a sweet flavor when ripe.

Origin:

North America

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: Transplants: Plant outdoors in early spring.

Fall: Perennial Plant (produce for multiple years).

Preferred Growing Climate: Humid, northern climates with winter chills and mild summers

Planting Depth: Varies depending on size of plant.

Plant Spacing: 2′-3′

Days to Germinate: N/A

Days to Harvest: Late July – mid-August

In Season:

Summer

Pairs Well With:

Other berries and fruits, jams, pancakes

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 57

% Daily Value*

Total fat: 0.3 g ? ?%

Saturated fat: 0 g ? ?0%

Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g

Monounsaturated fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg ? ?0%

Sodium: 1 mg ? ?0%

Potassium: 77 mg ? ?2%

Total Carbohydrate: 14 g ? ?4%

Dietary fiber: 2.4 g ? ?9%

Sugar: 10 g

Protein: 0.7 g ? ?1%

Vitamin A: 1% ? ?Vitamin C: 16%

Calcium: 0% ? ?Iron: 1%

Vitamin D: 0% ? ?Vitamin B-6: 5%

Vitamin B-12: 0% ? ?Magnesium: 1%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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