Snowchaser Blueberry Plants grow slightly spreading shrubs that are suited for USDA Zones 6 to 9, and have a very low chill requirement at only 100 to 200 chill hours (annual hours below 45º Fahrenheit). The blueberries are medium sized, firm, and have a sweet, crisp blueberry flavor. In most areas where Snowchaser Blueberry Plants can be grown outdoors, their berries ripen between early April and May. Snowchaser Blueberry Bushes should be protected from frost, but overall the plants are vigorous.
Snowchaser Blueberry Plants are the earliest ripening among the Southern Highbush Blueberries. The plants like consistently moist soil that drains well but does not dry out between watering. Snowchaser Blueberry Plants grow to a height of 10 feet and a width of 7 to 8 feet. They have medium green foliage, white flowers in mid spring, and prefer vey acidic soil. This seedling cross out of the University of Florida has become a favorite in edible landscapes where growers are looking for an early blueberry with low chill requirements.