Blueberry lots of blooms little leaf out.


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I would think your blueberry bushes would have leafed out by now. Maybe you have a wierd variety? Mine already have immature berries on them.

If you are watering them with city water, you may be adding carbonates to the ground which will cause the pH to rise in due time. Not really ideal in blueberry soil.
 
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I would think your blueberry bushes would have leafed out by now. Maybe you have a wierd variety? Mine already have immature berries on them.

If you are watering them with city water, you may be adding carbonates to the ground which will cause the pH to rise in due time. Not really ideal in blueberry soil.
They have been through a lot with past years with poor soil. Not sure whats going on so Im just going to water as needed.
Yes Im running tap water. I will take another soil near end of summer and see if anything has changed.
Maybe these bushes have just stressed out over the past few years.
The color is a bit off on 2 of them?
I still have alot of flowers/bells?
 
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Yes. That 2nd and 3rd pick they look awesome.
The first pic , that plant had always been a bit “dwarfed” and that color.
It has far more fruit buds than the other 2.
Just going to keep it watered and see.
Garden was not well taken care of the last few years and had some issues that finally came full front. I will post in another 4 weeks. Time to start the construction on the covers to keep the birds out BAP
 
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Just a up date, bushes really came along end of may into june and are just now giving some tasty fruit. The birds and I are fighting over them.
 

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We use a cup of aluminum sulphate per plant well ahead of flowering as it drops the pH. After the fruit drops is a great time to fertilize, then lightly in the early spring. Our soil is 5-5.5pH. Your pH needs to be lower. There is more naturally available P around 4.5 or 6.5pH. Find some K, it is always important.
 
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We use a cup of aluminum sulphate per plant well ahead of flowering as it drops the pH. After the fruit drops is a great time to fertilize, then lightly in the early spring. Our soil is 5-5.5pH. Your pH needs to be lower. There is more naturally available P around 4.5 or 6.5pH. Find some K, it is always important.
Thank you , soil sample is going out soon. It was into the 6s before and down to 5.2 per last test.
I have it on my calendar to feed them today. Picking more fruit today. They are coming fast.
 

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