Red Blueberries

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    DirtMechanic

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    My blueberries are about to get a haircut. I cannot reach that high. They were a pretty red in the setting sun this oddly warm afternoon.
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    DirtMechanic, Dec 2, 2018
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    There is nothing to be gained to let them grow too tall. Why not concentrate the energy by trimming the top?

    They look glorious and warm!
     
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    what type of blueberry are these plants?
     
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    I will have to go look. After 20 years I have forgotten. There are 2 types as I recall. I will update this post in a bit.

    Tifblue and Premiere. The premiere makes a nice large berry and comes early, The tifblue comes later, has a smaller berry and its a bit sweeter than the premiere when ripened over the longer time.

    The darker red is the tifblue and the lighter red and yellow leaves are the premiere.
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    While your doing them...you don't fancy travelling miles to do ours ;) :LOL:
     
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    I don't need to go out of the yard for compost! Sorry!:)
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    :LOL:….my hubby gets the double ladders every so often and cuts back stems but it's a tall tree and when the pigeons eat them, then mess on the slabs..you get purple spots:mad:
     
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    Careful they don't hit you or your pets!
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    Don't worry if they did...he'd soon have an hammer on his head no messing :whistle:
     
    Gail_68, Dec 12, 2018 at 11:38 PM
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