Jul 11, Take cuttings from the upper part of the mother plant. Use sharp, clean pruning shears or knives disinfected in a solution of 1 part household bleach to 5 parts water. Remove lower leaves leaving two or three terminal leaves.
Don’t allow cuttings to dry; keep them moist and cool after collection. Established plants can be topped to control height and encourage branching after fruit is harvested. When plants are 5 to 7 years old annual thinning should begin. This pruning should be done in winter when plants are dormant and consists of removing about 25% of the older canes down to the ground. Pick your own (u-pick) blueberries farms, patches and orchards near Alachua, FL.
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Jul 26, For trimming blueberry bushes, you should remove any lower growth to prevent fruits from settling on the ground. When pruning blueberries, you’ll want to allow light to penetrate the center of the plant. This means any criss-crossing branches should be removed to allow for more sunlight and better air shrubcleanup.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Set plants in a sunny area (at least 4–5 hours of full sun per day) away from the roots of trees except pines and at least 20 feet away from any building foundation. A mature rabbiteye blueberry plant can reach 12–15 feet in height with canes sprouting over an area of 8–10 feet in diameter.
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