Blueberry Varieties: Rabbiteye

Blueberries November 17, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF


Columbus blueberry. A Rabbiteye variety.
Image courtesy of NCSU CES


There are many varieties of rabbiteye blueberries. Planting two or more varieties for cross-pollination ensures fruit set and earlier ripening.

Blooming intervals of most varieties overlap enough to ensure adequate cross-pollination.

Early-Season Rabbiteye Blueberries

Mid- to Late-Season Rabbiteye Blueberries

Source: Mississippi State University Cooperative Extension Service Fruit and Nut Review: Blueberries

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.