Blueberries grow best in full in Well Drained - Loamy soil. also do well in heavy soils so long as there is good aeration and drainage, high organic matter content and adequate moisture. Organic matter increases the water-holding capacity and improves the aeration of soils.
When planting any blueberries it is best to ..
1. It is beneficial to soak the roots for several hours before planting.
2. Dig a hole 18-20 inches deep X 18-20 inches wide
3. Mix 1 cubic foot of peat moss with top soil until the hole is filled 4 inches from the top.
4. Set the plant and cover the roots with the remaining peat-soil mix. In heavy soils, an equal amount of peat can be mixed with an equal amount of soil.
Blueberries need very little fertilizer, they are sensitive to too much. They also have some unusual nutrition requirements. Fertilization used for tree fruit production will not work for blueberries.
Do not use Fertilizers with chlorides or nitrates.
Do not fertilize the year plants are set, roots are very sensitive at this time.
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