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Quick! Do I bring in my new Sweetcrisp blueberry?

Posted by Chelsea_2016 7b (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 26, 14 at 19:07

Hi,
I know blueberry bushes are supposed to be able to handle freezing temps, but my new 3 year old Sweetcrisp that I got in the mail has new buds growing. Zero experience here, so I don't know if they are flower buds or what. And I remember reading about "late" frosts killing off flower buds therefore stunting fruit production.
Here's a pic. Should I bring it in the garage tonight?


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RE: Quick! Do I bring in my new Sweetcrisp blueberry?

Hmm, it must have come from a warm place. I would bring that guy in since its already starting to bud out. It can take down to about 25F at that stage.

Scott


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RE: Quick! Do I bring in my new Sweetcrisp blueberry?

Anything below 28 degrees will kill your flower buds once they start to swell. Get it in doors!


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RE: Quick! Do I bring in my new Sweetcrisp blueberry?

Good to know guys! Thanks for the info. I just had my husband carry it nside


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