Are you supposed to cut back blueberry bushes? To keep them producing well, blueberry bushes need to be pruned every year. You want the bush to have a narrow base and a wide, open top that allows sunlight and air in. The best time to prune blueberry bushes is. 47 Blueberry Ridge Ln, Chilmark, MA is currently not for sale. The 2, sq.
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Pruning should be done in late winter or early spring before new growth begins. Any pruning is better than no pruning; any cut is a good cut. It is impossible to harm a bush by pruning. Jul 10, The secret to growing sweet blueberries on the Vineyard is patience and sun.
“I say this every single chance I get” blueberry farmer Susan Murphy said while standing next to one of her bushes this week.
“High bush blueberries turn blue 10 days before they’re ready to pick. What makes them sweet is the action of the sun on the fruit - it increases the sugar content.”.