A sibling of 'Northsky' introduced in 1988 - plants larger and more productive than 'Northsky'. Recommended for commercial plantings and home gardens. Fruit 1/2" in diameter with an attractive sky blue color. Flavor sweet and mild. Mature plants 18-24" high, 30-40" in diameter. Fruits approximately 5 days earlier than 'Northblue' and extends for 2-3 weeks. Partially self-fruitful. Shown to be a reliable choice for home use in zone 3, but will produce larger yields in higher zones.
Set top of rootball two inches above the ground level. Mix half garden soil and half planting mix. Mound soil to form water basin.