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 Please help! blueberry soil pH is 7.1 - need to plant this week
       • Posted by: appletree729 none on Mon, Mar 31, 14 at 14:09
              • 41 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Apr 10, 14 at 12:59
I am so confused - I amended this soil this past fall - added a ton of peat and compost (maybe this is why?) and I just got my soil test back - pH of 7.1! My barefoot blueberries are arriving later this week. Is there anything I can do here?
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 Blueberry watering - mix vinegar or lemon peel to acidify water
       • Posted by: nandakumar 7 on Wed, Apr 3, 13 at 10:21
              • 84 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Apr 30, 14 at 8:22
Hi, I'm told to mix White Vinegar or lime/lemon flesh (left over after juice extraction) to the water to make the water more acidic for watering Blueberry. Please share your thoughts on this. Regarding Blueberry watering, member 'Blueb
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 Blueberry Advice Needed
       • Posted by: thapranksta Mid TN 6B on Thu, Feb 27, 14 at 10:44
              • 49 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jun 1, 14 at 16:44
Hi, I am interested in planting blueberries for the first time this Spring (if possible). Up to this point, I have only planted a few fruit trees in my backyard. Ideally I would want to plant the blueberries in the ground but that seems
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 New to Blueberries and raspberries
       • Posted by: nancyjane_gardener USDA 8ish No CA on Thu, Jun 12, 14 at 11:59
              • 27 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 16, 14 at 11:30
I'm being given one of each plant. I hear you need 2 BBs, different types. And that BBs like acidic soil. DH works in a woodshop with mostly redwood. Would adding some of that help with the soil? Can either be grown in pots? At least for thi
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 selecting blueberry varieties to plant
       • Posted by: michelelc 6A, MA on Sat, Jul 2, 11 at 9:12
              • 46 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, May 21, 14 at 11:09
Hi, I have always wanted to plant blueberry plants, and have finally been able to clear out a small 18' area along along my fence that gets good sun. I plan on planting 3 bushes. I know it's late, but I can water every day, so hopefully the
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 Calculating mixing rate of ammonium sulfate for blueberries
       • Posted by: fruitnut z7b-8a,4500ft SW TX on Fri, Jul 5, 13 at 20:27
              • 52 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jun 5, 14 at 23:31
Mrclint was kind enough to post the link below concerning blueberry fertilization with ammonium sulfate, AS, 21-0-0. If I'm reading correctly it says that at rates higher than 1.0 g/liter AS becomes a salt problem when growing blueberries. So
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 Chlorosis in Blueberries in Low pH Soil
       • Posted by: shazaam NC 7B on Fri, Jun 27, 14 at 21:29
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 30, 14 at 12:46
Has anyone observed chlorotic leaves on blueberries as a result of low pH (instead of the usual high pH)? Follow-Up Postings: RE: Chlorosis in B Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum | Post a Follow-Up Chlorosis i
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 Fertilizing Raspberries and Blueberries
       • Posted by: KerenR 7 on Fri, Feb 1, 13 at 15:51
              • 22 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 28, 14 at 20:15
I am going to plant Heritage (I know Carolines are better, but I couldn't get them) and Anne raspberries next week. I have a few questions about fertilizing them. First, should I start fertilizing right away? I was told to wait a year to start
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 Blueberry/Raspberry project from scratch-Gritty Mix Help Portuga
       • Posted by: nooba Zone 9 on Sat, Apr 5, 14 at 12:31
              • 38 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, May 26, 14 at 9:53
Hi, Im really a newbie in growing something, but i have a couple of blueberry shrubs for 1 year now, and im starting to enjoy seeing them growing. Like in everything i get into, i really like to understand what im i doing, and i find a l
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 Planting blueberry bushes, just a little help�.
       • Posted by: prairiemoon2 zone 6a/MA on Wed, Jun 4, 14 at 8:31
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jun 6, 14 at 15:06
I want to get three small container blueberries into the ground this morning before it pours. I've been putting it off being distracted with the vegetable garden. My soil is loamy clay and Ph is about 6.2 last time I checked. I already have a b
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 Anybody adjusting the pH of their blueberry container mix?
       • Posted by: edweather Zone 5a/b Central NY on Thu, Apr 10, 14 at 21:07
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 14, 14 at 17:38
Kind of taking a poll here. So who adjusts their water and who adjusts their mix, or both? If you adjust the mix, how do you do it? Thanks. Ed This post was edited by edweather on Thu, Apr 10, 14 at 22:02 Return to the Fru
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 Blueberry Bushes Wilting and Dying
       • Posted by: Pooua none on Tue, Apr 29, 14 at 0:29
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jun 29, 14 at 13:00
I have a 3000 square foot back yard in which I grow blueberry bushes in containers ranging in size from 3-gallon to 35-gallon. I use straight peat moss (I prefer MiracleGro) topped with pine bark mulch. I've used this setup for about four years. A
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 blueberries red leaves
       • Posted by: ali400 none on Tue, Jun 24, 14 at 13:38
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jul 11, 14 at 9:54
Hello, I've just planted 4 months ago 500 bushes of 3 year old Legacy and 500 bushes of 2 year old Bluecrop, that I have bought in pots from a local farm in my country. I'm writing because half of their leaves are very red (see photos attac
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 Sweetcrisp blueberry finally producing
       • Posted by: bamboo_rabbit 9A Inverness FL on Mon, Mar 10, 14 at 18:46
              • 56 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 15, 14 at 16:01
When I bought the first set of Sweetcrisps I had done my homework and knew they were not the most productive of bushes but once you eat that first one you no longer care. Have 50 or so Sweetcrisp bushes and the oldest are 4 years old now so 3rd b
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 Elemental Sulfur and Soil
       • Posted by: Ghadames none on Wed, Jul 2, 14 at 23:30
              • 21 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 28, 14 at 21:05
I have an idea, and I'd like your opinion. I would like to mix some granules of elemental sulfur with wet (not soggy) potting soil and put them in 30 litre bags. They would be closed and tied with a rope, and left in a shed for the rest of the
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 One and 7 yr blueberry growth with pictures
       • Posted by: fruitnut Z7_4500ft elev SW TX on Tue, Apr 19, 11 at 14:48
              • 48 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 15, 14 at 7:37
I'm going to try to post pictures of my potted blueberries. The cardboard backer is 3ft by 4ft. Plants were grown in my greenhouse. Here is the plants one year ago. Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum | Post a Follow-Up
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 What ails this Elliott Blueberry Bush?
       • Posted by: Andrew7a 7a on Fri, May 9, 14 at 23:18
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, May 20, 14 at 12:06
This Elliott blueberry bush isn't thriving like its neighbor, a Bluegold bush, which I planted with it last fall. They're situated about 3.5 feet from one another, get almost exactly the same amount of sunlight, and are in the same 6.7pH clay soil
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 Blueberries... Spartan.
       • Posted by: Stalwartjah Ohio on Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 14:47
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Aug 20, 14 at 20:50
HELP!!! Follow-Up Postings: Return to the Fruit & Orchards Forum | Post a Follow-Up Blueberries... Spartan. Posted by Stalwartjah Ohio ( My Page ) on Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 14:47 301-- RE: Blueberries
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 lowering soil ph for blueberries
Hi- I have a bag of
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 Potted Blueberry Plants Always Die During Winter
       • Posted by: Ghadames none on Fri, May 9, 14 at 22:21
              • 19 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 2, 14 at 14:56
Hi, I live in southern Quebec. This is my second attempt at growing blueberry plants in containers (will never give up until I succeed!). I have had 5 blueberry that have never made it past the winter season. At the end of the fall
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