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SKY DEW™ Gold

Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum

'ANDVAL1601'

PPAF; CBRAF

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Sky Dew Gold ornamental blueberry has colorful golden foliage during the growing season. Sky Dew Gold ornamental blueberry has golden foliage that turns red in autumn. The bright red fall color of Sky Dew Gold ornamental blueberry. Sky Dew Gold ornamental blueberry turns red in autumn for a stunning effect. Two Sky Dew Gold ornamental blueberries growing in the trial field. Closeup of the colorful foliage of Sky Dew Gold ornamental blueberry.
  • Colorful foliage
  • Fall color
  • Versatile habit
Description

Sky Dew™ Gold ornamental blueberry has such appealing bright gold foliage that the flowers and berries are almost an afterthought. Its display gets even more interesting as the summer nights start to cool, and the golden foliage starts taking on rich hues of orange and red. The affect is simply thrilling; seeing something so colorful and cheerful puts a smile on your face.

USDA Zone
4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
2 - 4'
Width
3 - 4'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Late spring
Flower Color
White
Foliage Color
Green, Orange, Chartreuse
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

As with all blueberries, well-drained, acidic soil is imperative.

Pruning

Remove oldest wood each year in early spring, starting 4-6 years after planting

Uses

Specimen, hedge, edible landscaping, mass planting

Growing Tips

Plant in full sun for best foliage color in spring, summer, and fall. This is primarily an ornamental blueberry, but it will set fruit if a compatible pollinating variety is planted nearby.