Mini Blues variety


Mini Blues is a Northern Highbush blueberry variety developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Oregon State University (OSU). Mini Blues is distinguished by its high yield of very small fruit that can be harvested by machine, has excellent flavor, and is well suited to the processed fruit industry, growing as a vigorous and upright bush.


Markets: Fresh, IQF, Processed


Type: Northern Highbush


Flavor: Intense and excellent

  • Avg. Brix: 16.05 %
  • Avg. pH: 3.47
  • Avg. Titratable Acidity: 7.99 g.L-1


Color: Light blue


Berry Size: Very small

  • Avg. Weight: 0.8 g


Mean Yield: 5.93 kg/plant


Harvest Window: 21 July- 5 August

  • Machine Harvestable: Yes


Transportability & Shelf-life: Good


Cold Hardiness: Good – excellent


Required Chill Hours: 800 hours


Disease Resistance: Very slow to get Blueberry Shock Virus


*Characteristics may vary depending on weather conditions, day length, soil type and location.