This little delicious fruit is so easy to grow in your home garden. With some proper care and little maintenance, have an abundance of blueberries all summer long.
- Lowbush: 1-2 feet tall
Highbush North and South: 6-8 feet tall
- Half High: Cross between low and high bush.
- Rabbiteye: Tallest and typically found in the wild.
Blueberries are not self fertile. Make sure to plant at least 2 types for proper pollination.
Blueberries need full sun. At least 6-8 hours.
Blueberries are acid loving plants and require a pH of 4.0-5.0.
Prune once they are 4-5 years old at the end of every winter.
Blueberries are ready when they fall off easily and are fully dark blue.
Freeze to use throughout the winter.
They turn a dark blue or purple color
3 Ways to Tell Blueberries are Rip
They fall off really easily
They taste sweet with a little bit of a crunch still.
Recipes with Blueberries
Blueberry Watermelon Salad
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