My Blueberrie Bushes are now a year old.
Very healthy plants I got from JParkers last year but so far they hav
not given me any fruit.
How long do they take to produce fruits.
I want them to be organic plants
With new growth? If you have this, you are over the first big set of
hurdles (related to soil pH and maybe mycorhiza).
I don't know if I'd expect flowers the first spring (I guess ours,
which are small plants, had a few, but we picked them off to let the
plant spend its energy on getting established). But next spring I
would think so.
Do they get full sun? Although in the wild blueberries are forest
understory plants, full sun is recommended in the garden.
Some organic ways of lowering the soil pH or keeping it down are pine
bark, pine needles, or oak leaves.
On Mon, 01 Oct 2007 12:11:28 +0100, Scotkat wrote:
I don't do anything in the winter, once the bushes are established they
make it through the winter fine. For the first several years that I had
blueberries bushes I always had a couple of casualties, in the spring I'd
replace the dead ones. Eventually they were all well enough established
that they no longer died in the winter. My oldest bushes are now
producing a lot of berries, it took about five years before they became
Where are you located? Arkansas needs super phosphate added to the soil in
some cases, to make things blossom (0 - 56 - 0 on the bag). Sometimes it is
the pH of the soil that makes them grow or fail (like here in Western
Kansas). I would have a soil test done and see if everything is where is
should be, and if not, correct it. Blueberries need a pH of 4 to 5.5 for
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