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May 16, How to Transplant Blueberry Bushes. Blueberries like acidic soil with a pH of to and full sun. Choose a site in the garden with the appropriate soil pH or amend the soil with 1 cubic foot of peat moss and 1 cubic foot (28 L.) of un-limed sand. Dig a hole inches ( cm.) deep, depending upon the size of your transplant. If possible, think ahead and add in some sawdust, composted pine bark, or peat moss to lower the soil pH in the fall before transplanting your blueberry bushes.
Hand tools, such as loppers, hand pruners and handsaws, can be used to effectively remove all undesired wood from blueberry bushes. Select the appropriate tool to remove wood as cleanly as possible to avoid unnecessary injury to the plant. Hand pruners can be used to. The bushes are very attractive and will be a beautiful addition to your yard while you wait for fruit.
Care through the seasons. March- Prune bushes before new growth begins, after coldest weather has passed. April, May- Plant new blueberry bushes. May, June- Apply mulch for. Sep 21, Prune to remove 1/3 of the branch length after transplanting the blueberry bush to reserve energy sources for root establishment.
Water the soil well after transplanting the blueberry bush to compact the soil and eliminate air pockets.
Apply 1 to 2 inches of supplemental water each week during the growing season to keep the soil moist. May 28, Renovation involves mowing or grinding off the plant in the spring. The blueberry bush responds by growing many new shoots.
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The problem is that you may have too many new stumpchopping.barted Reading Time: 7 mins. Dec 21, Blueberry bushes should be pruned annually in the dormant season to remove any dead, diseased, damaged and rubbing wood.
Those that aren’t pruned may produce more canes than they can support, causing smaller fruit and lower productivity, and have a tangled growth pattern, which restricts light penetration and air movement, leading to increased potential for disease development. Nov 25, To keep them producing well, blueberry bushes need to be pruned every year. If your bushes have never been trimmed, be careful not to go overboard the first year: Remove no more than two or three of the oldest canes (more than seven years old).
Remove any diseased or broken wood, plus crossing branches.