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 Blueberries - ph down?
I am planting seven 1-gal blueberries into larger pots (either individual 5-gal pots or planting 2 blueberries per 22
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 Safely Lowering PH of Potted Blueberries
       • Posted by: lawanddisorder 6 on Tue, Apr 8, 14 at 11:32
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Apr 11, 14 at 12:15
I have a number of blueberry plants that I planted a year ago. At that time, I planted some in regular potting soil and added an acidic fertilizer to the top, per the advice of my local nursery, and planted others, after reading about proper blueb
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 Question about blueberries in containers
       • Posted by: Raekwon Norcal on Tue, Aug 21, 12 at 23:34
              • 50 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Apr 4, 14 at 15:44
I just put 2 blueberry bushes in larger pots today. Went from the 1 gallon pots I bought them in to some 15 gallon pots. My question is about the soil I used. I read lots of posts that had different mixes of stuff to lower the Ph and make the plan
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 pH and Alkalnity
       • Posted by: fredman on Mon, Dec 9, 13 at 6:52
              • 38 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Dec 19, 13 at 10:54
My tap water had a pH of 8.0 and alkalinity of 25 CaCO3m3. I added 3mL Sulphuric acid to 60L and got the pH down to 6.0. Any guesses as to where the Alkalinity will be now? I tried converting it to PPM but that apparently is not that straight
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 Questions re soil mix for Figs and Blueberries, Bay and peach
       • Posted by: naikii 9a / 8b on Fri, Jan 25, 13 at 20:56
              • 76 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 15, 14 at 8:58
Hi all, Let me start by saying I never knew potting plants was something that required such consideration! I have recently acquired a bunch of plants I wish to grow in containers, and have started researching the best media for long and happy,
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 Blueberry plant went through a shock. Why?
       • Posted by: Ash7681 none on Wed, Jun 26, 13 at 2:22
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jun 29, 13 at 11:12
Hi, I potted a blueberry plant about two months ago that I had bought from a nursery. I used potting soil only in a 7 gallon pot. The plant was doing well and sending out new shoots and even the blueberries were ripening. Then, suddenly one day, m
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 Blueberries in containers?
       • Posted by: yipla on Sun, May 6, 07 at 18:44
              • 52 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, May 6, 13 at 10:37
When people plant blueberries in containers, how big of a container do they generally use? I know there are some dwarf varieties of blueberry bush... Is a 5 gallon bucket just way too small for these varieties? Follow-Up Postings:
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 Container blueberries were growing great...
       • Posted by: doomahx on Tue, Jun 10, 14 at 17:30
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 6:48
Hi, I recently added two blueberry bushes to my container garden, One is of the Tophat variety and the other is a patriot(I think). I read multiple suggestions and was told by the vendor that a 2/2/1 Sphagnum peat moss, coconut coir and perlit
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 Potting mix for Blueberries
       • Posted by: PunkRotten 9b on Tue, Jan 15, 13 at 5:58
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jan 24, 13 at 17:01
Hi, I recently ordered two blueberry plants and still wiating to receive them. I plan to grow these in pots. I was recommended a mix of 1/3 pathway bark, 1/3 sphagnum peat moss, and 1/3 of forest by-product or azalea plant mix. I am having tr
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 pH to high for Azalea...
       • Posted by: fredman on Sun, Dec 1, 13 at 0:46
              • 23 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Dec 5, 13 at 15:18
Hi Everybody. I have always been adding 2.5 table spoons dolomite with my 5-1-1 mixes. This week I had it tested at the laboratory. The pH result is 6.9 which is good for most plants but to base for my Azaleas. They like a pH of 5.0 -6.0. (1 T
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 N K P for blueberry plants in container
       • Posted by: poncirusguy ZONE 6, AHS 7 on Tue, Jul 16, 13 at 16:13
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jul 18, 13 at 15:54
Can anyone guide me as to the N K P for blueberry plants in container. I currently have miracid 30-10-10 ;3 months vigero 10 8 8 ; and holly tone 4 3 4. If it helps to see photos, click on the link to open my picasa photos. Click on any pic
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 Al - I need help with soil mixtures for blueberries.
       • Posted by: LIG-LifeIsGood 8 on Fri, Oct 19, 12 at 13:24
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Oct 23, 12 at 15:46
Long time lurker - first time posting. First of all - a big thanks to Al and everyone else who work so hard to answer all the questions that we(the less informed, but eager to learn plant lovers) come up with. I have been reading the posts d
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 Blueberries in containers?
       • Posted by: Warpiper 8 Charleston, SC on Sat, Jun 14, 14 at 22:16
              • 9 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jun 20, 14 at 15:30
Hi All, What else do I need to know about container blueberries? I've read in several posts recommending modifying the 5-1-1 mix to more of a 5-2-1 or 4-2-1 type of mix for better water retention but I'm not sure what I need to do to get the
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 More about pH
       • Posted by: lathyrus_odoratus 5A-IL on Sun, Jun 24, 12 at 17:12
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jul 7, 12 at 23:59
Al have pointed out that we shouldn't worry much about pH in our container plants - it's hard to determine as many things affect it and it's always changing. But, some of us have water with high pH (but not alkalinity) and we see our plants s
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 Deficiencies in 5-1-1 or season?
       • Posted by: naikii 9a / 8b on Sat, Apr 6, 13 at 20:20
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 8, 13 at 20:44
Hi all, Two months ago I potted several plants into Al's 5-1-1, and several more since. I updated their progress a month ago here (http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/contain/msg0301115119857.htm l) and will post some 2 month u
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 blueberry bush
       • Posted by: Suzy11 Central PA on Mon, Mar 17, 14 at 11:25
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Mar 18, 14 at 22:18
Can I keep a container bush on a covered porch all winter if a cover the bush with burlap? Follow-Up Postings: RE: blueberry bush Post Return to the Container Gardening Forum | Post a Follow-Up blueberry bush
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 Reducing soil ph for blueberries
Hi- I want to lower the soil ph for two bb in containers. I have a bag of
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 DIY ph testing....is it worth it ??
       • Posted by: texasjack Houston Tx on Mon, Jun 25, 12 at 14:37
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jun 4, 14 at 12:07
I'm a container tomato hobbyist and retired Mechanical Engineer. I'm fascinated by the extensive highly technical discussions on plant biology, chemistry, soil mechanics, etc. I find it amazing that anyone can ever grow a successful plant given ev
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 Blueberries in containers: What mix do you use?
       • Posted by: prestons_garden 9B SZ 22 HZ 6 SoC on Thu, Mar 31, 11 at 19:51
              • 16 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Mar 19, 13 at 22:02
Since the day I started gardening for a hobby, Blueberries was on the top of my list to learn how to grow them. I can remember the first blueberry I got dried up and died, so everyone gathered around and payed their respects. Although not an
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 Zombie Blueberry plant- suspended animation?
       • Posted by: brainmedicine USDA 10b / Sunset 17 on Sun, Jun 22, 14 at 18:24
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jun 24, 14 at 10:32
so ive got a Pink Lemonade blueberry, potted in gritty mix. Its in a fairly deep Roottrapper white container, which i hope keeps a good deal of moisture due to its size. way back in about february my plant went into its spring flush, some
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