Rabbiteye Blueberry grows into unusual shrubs. These shrubs are ideal for all lawns as they are very easy to grow and do not require any particular type of maintenance as they grow and mature. The berries on this shrub can sometimes grow to be quiet large. They can produce berries that are sometimes the size of nickels and are very sweet and delicious. The squirrels and birds in the area love to feast on these berries when they are ripe. These shrubs are covered in blooms in the spring, and early summer and the flowers are a gorgeous white. When the flowers disappear, the beautiful berries appear and ripen pretty fast. They are amazing when added to all types of recipes such as cakes and pies and can also be made into delicious jams and jellies. These are ideal for all size lawns and gardens and is a great way to provide delicious berries that are pesticide free. The berries are full of vitamins and also has a lot of antioxidants in them which makes them very healthy to eat. The rabbit-eye blueberry bush is a species of blueberry bush that is native to the southern United States ranging from Texas to South Carolina and even Florida. Also known by its scientific name of Vaccinium virgatum, the rabbit-eye blueberry can grow 3-6 feet tall and spread out as wide as 3 feet. Once in bloom, the rabbit-eye blueberry bush will sprout white, bell-shaped flowers that are around 5 mm large. The bush will also grow fruit berries that are about 5 mm in diameter and range in color from dark blue to black.
This is a favorite ornamental bush for its bright red and orange fall colors. The berries are edible and used to create sauces, syrups, jellies, and can be baked into pies, muffins, and bread.