Ready picked blueberries available by ordering through our facebook page during January.
Pick Your Own (PYO) usually available from around Australia Day (conditional entry).
We use no sprays on our plants and are members of the Australian Blueberry Growers’ Association.
Is an early, heavy bearing variety relatively new to Australia.
Produce large round blue fruit with a pinky red top and are one of our favourites.
Is the most common variety grown world wide. Very productive and easiest to pick.
A heritage variety perfect for PYO because they are tall strong plants that carry a heavy crop over a long season.
Ripen later and are great for families wanting to make the most of the last few days before school.
Produce medium size dark sweet fruit over a long season, wonderful for PYO.
Blueberries prefer deep well drained acid soils (pH ~5.0) and need a good supply of high quality water.
They love a sheltered sunny position yet must have over 750 chill hours in winter for fruit development.
Fresh blueberries refrigerate better if their protective “bloom” is in place. We use no sprays or chemicals on our fruit, but if you want to wash them it’s best done just before eating. Blueberries freeze easily without clumping together. Pop them in a freezer bag, remove what air you can, then into the freezer. Simply pour out the berries you want and keep the rest frozen.
The high levels of antioxidants in blueberries are found in the intense pigments that give the blueberry its name. These antioxidants help counter the damaging effects caused by unstable groups of atoms called free radicals that are released during normal metabolism. Free radicals are associated with several diseases including cancer and heart disease.