Why do your blueberry bushes have black tips and dying foliage?

Answer It is a normal growth pattern. Blueberries first send up straight, unbranched green canes that turn woody as they age. The tips turn black and halt terminal growth. The next year these primary cane... Read More »

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Can you plant blueberry bushes near blackberry bushes?

Yes, you can plant blueberry bushes near blackberry bushes. However, blueberries require more frequent watering. Also, blueberries require less space between plants than do blackberries, so to err ... Read More »

When do I trim my blueberry bushes?

It's best to trim blueberry bushes in late winter, when the plants are dormant. This should be done each year. The exact time varies by region, but is generally between December and early March. Mo... Read More »

When do you prune blueberry bushes?

Blueberry bushes should be pruned in the winter so that fruit can grow properly for the next picking season. Pruning a blueberry bush is done so that it does not become overgrown and stays healthy,... Read More »

Do blueberry bushes have thorns?

No. Low bush blueberry shrubs can be twiggy but neither they nor highbush blueberries have thorns.