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Anyone using urea for blueberries?

Posted by riverman1 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 17, 14 at 20:32

I just had a ph test done on my small patch of blueberries and found them to be on the low side, between 3.9 and 4.3. For this reason I don't want to use ammonium sulfate and want to try the Urea form. Anyone else doing this?


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RE: Anyone using urea for blueberries?

  • Posted by fruitnut z7b-8a,4500ft SW TX (My Page) on
    Tue, Mar 18, 14 at 16:20

I haven't used urea but would in your situation. It is recommended for low pH soils. When applied water in. It will volitalize if left on surface.

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  • Posted by skyjs z8 OR, USA (My Page) on
    Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 22:49

Human urea is a concentrated form of nitrogen so if you use too much you'll get lots of leaf and not much berry.
John S

RE: Anyone using urea for blueberries?

Hi riverman,it's been awhile.I hope things are going well.Still in the Tri-cities?
Ever try the fish/kelp/molasses mix that Blueberry Croft Farm or Backyard Berry Plants uses?I remember talking about that.
Also,I thought your soil test fee was around $10.I'm not sure,but if it was,I'd like to get one done.Who can I contact? Thanks,Brady

RE: Anyone using urea for blueberries?

Hi Brady, I'm in Walla Walla. I use Unibest Inc. to do my soil tests and ph tests. They use resin technology, its cutting edge stuff, check em out. I think a soil test with them is about $30. I haven't been using the fish kelp mix lately. My ph is too low so trying to watch it this summer, no ammonia and no sulfur. I applied a small amount of urea to each of the plants yesterday.


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