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Bluberry bush healthy - won't grow!

Posted by lisaslists2000 7b Charlotte (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 25, 14 at 7:53

I have a cute little blueberry bush - it's a jubilee highbush, which does not get huge, but is it a VERY slow grower? It filled out a little when i planted it last year. It had several blueberries this year (very tasty!) but it's still little! i assume they put out new growth in the spring like most plants? Thanks for any thoughts.
Lisa


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RE: Bluberry bush healthy - won't grow!

  • Posted by fruitnut z7b-8a,4500ft SW TX (My Page) on
    Wed, Jun 25, 14 at 9:48

Lisa:

Blueberries need three primary things to grow rapidly. Moist but not soaking wet, plenty of nitrogen, and proper pH. My first suggestion is frequent feeding with a high nitrogen fertilizer for acid loving plants. Do that and if pH is right the plant will likely take off in about 4 weeks.


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RE: Bluberry bush healthy - won't grow!

I was going to ask about Jubilee.I'm glad to hear they taste good.
There is a local nursery I visited last weekend,that has nice looking plants,lush foliage and loaded with green berries.
What's been the fertilizer? Brady


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