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 Blueberry Containers & Soil
       • Posted by: khabibul35 Zone 6b-Boston on Sat, Feb 18, 06 at 19:13
              • 22 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Sep 9, 14 at 17:41
http://www.davewilson.com/homegrown/promotion/bluecontainer.html Hi, I've been trying to get info on growing my blueberries in containers and found the link in one of the threads. Problem is... where do I get the stuff. Well, peat moss is easy
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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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 How can I lower soil pH from 6.5 to 4.5 by Spring?
       • Posted by: sakih 6B on Tue, Sep 16, 14 at 14:09
              • 47 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Sep 19, 14 at 15:03
I want to plant some blueberries next spring in a patch of ground that was just tested at pH level 6.5. If I add sulphur and water now, can I get the pH down to the right level by March/April, when I assume I should plant the blueberries? If
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 Blueberry substrate - pine bark and soil
       • Posted by: julia.scheidt none on Sat, Sep 6, 14 at 15:59
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 7, 14 at 20:48
I have planted a few blueberry plants in a mixture of 70% chipped pine bark and 30% soil, do you think they are going to do well in this substrate? Should I have put more soil and less pine bark? I'm afraid the plants may not get all the nutr
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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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 Planting blueberry bushes, just a little help�.
       • Posted by: prairiemoon2 zone 6a/MA on Wed, Jun 4, 14 at 8:31
              • 27 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 14, 14 at 16:06
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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 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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 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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 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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 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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 What's wrong with my blueberries?
       • Posted by: Jeeden Northern VA on Tue, Jun 10, 14 at 10:52
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Jun 11, 14 at 9:43
I bought some admittedly cheap blueberry bushes at Home Depot about three years ago and continue to be disappointed in them. Some details: History: - I can't recall the variety I purchases, but they were slightly smaller than they are now
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 Ice cubes on the soil for blueberry plants in the subtropics
       • Posted by: julia.scheidt none on Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 19:12
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jun 22, 14 at 9:27
Hi! I live in Brazil and here our winters are too mild. If I put ice cubes on the soil during the winter nights, do you think I can trick my blueberries into thinking that they are getting more chill hours? The roots would get colder
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