Pruning blueberry bush

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I transplanted an old blueberry bush a couple of months ago. It has 4 or 5 stems varying from and inch to about an inch ans one quarter. They're all 18" or less in height. It took a while, but a couple of buds started out from the base of one of the stems. Now, all the stems have the beginnings of new branches. Should I cut off any of these very woody stems, leave the plant alone, or do something else. I'm not concerned about getting blueberries this season, and actually doubt if I will, from this plant.

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The aim is to keep a supply of young wood. I remove the oldest wood every spring, all thin and spindly stems. A feed plus an ericaceous mulch follows
Remember, you need at least 2 different varieties, ideally 3, for good crops NSTAG :)
It is good you are prepared to forgo fruit now in order to build up a decent bushy framework ;)
 
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The aim is to keep a supply of young wood. I remove the oldest wood every spring, all thin and spindly stems. A feed plus an ericaceous mulch follows
Remember, you need at least 2 different varieties, ideally 3, for good crops NSTAG :)
It is good you are prepared to forgo fruit now in order to build up a decent bushy framework ;)
Sounds like I need to cut the wood stems, then, even though they're all putting out new growth (?). The five plants I had in the row, before I transplanted the plant in question, haven't been all that productive. I'll try the addition of ericaceous mulch, and may sprinkle some coffee grinds also. Sorry for the slow response, but I was having login problems that miraculously went away.

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NSAG (not NSTAG)
 
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Sorry NSAG, an ericaceous mulch wont work....its about the alkalinity of your soil that will percolate into your blueberry. :)
 
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Sorry NSAG, an ericaceous mulch wont work....its about the alkalinity of your soil that will percolate into your blueberry. :)
Cut the wood stems, then, leaving the new ones, all of which are growing from the base, correct? Now, in the fall, or early next spring?
 

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