Hydroponic Blueberries. Grow all Blueberry Varieties Hydroponically

Woman's cupped hands holding a cluster of large blueberries.

Growing hydroponic blueberries is a great way to be able to grow blueberries all year around. Learn how to setup your hydroponic system properly to ensure a great blueberry harvest. Table of Contents Hydroponic Blueberries Quick Reference Guide Nutrient Requirements for Hydroponic Blueberries Sulfur For Hydroponic Blueberries Optimal Lighting Conditions Blueberry Dormancy and Pruning Hydroponic … Read more

Blueberry Planting Guide ~ How to Grow Blueberries

Cyanococcus Perennial Berry / Fruit USDA Zones All – Depend on Variety Soil pH 4.8 – 5.5 Full Sun ~ Partial Shade Studies show that blueberries contain disease-fighting compounds not found in any other food. High amounts of antioxidants found in them are believed to have powerful anti-memory-loss and cancer-preventing properties. Despite their natural sweetness, … Read more

Pink Lemonade Blueberry

The ‘Pink Lemonade’ Blueberry was bred by the USDA in the 1970s, its unusual coloration of yellowish-pink berries gave it the appearance of an unripe fruit and they felt it was unmarketable. However time has proven them somewhat wrong, while you will rarely find it in supermarkets. It has however found a niche of popularity … Read more

Blueberry Varieties

Selecting appropriate blueberry varieties is not a simple matter. Many growers are limited by climate to only the hardiest. The USDA Zone Map will help to determine what varieties are best for your area. Although most blueberries are self-pollinating, planting at least two different varieties improves size and increases the percentage of successful pollination. So … Read more

Blueberry Pests and Plant Diseases

Mummy berry is a fungal disease of major importance, it causes considerable damage to blueberries. Severe blighting of the leaves, shoots, and flower buds some cultivars are more susceptible than others. A single apothecia cup or mummy berry mushroom – can release in excess of a million spores in under a week. If you plan to … Read more

Preserve Blueberries

Freezing Blueberries Select full-flavored, ripe berries. Remove the leaves and stems as well as any unripe or imperfect berries. I prefer to Dry Pack blueberries , although some people wash them before freezing. Washing the blueberries results in a tougher skinned berry, you can wash them after freezing , when you are ready to use … Read more

Grow Blueberries Year Round Hydroponically

The demand for blueberries in the modern world doesn’t disappear once they are ‘out of season’. Like all produce however, the price does have a tendency to increase and at times sky rocket in the off season. Restaurants still need to serve their favored dessert and grocers will stock them so long so they are … Read more