Blueberry Plants Not Producing – Getting Blueberries To Bloom And Fruit

By Amy Grant Do you have blueberry plants that are not producing fruit? Maybe even a blueberry bush that isn’t even flowering? Fear not, the following information will help you sleuth out common reasons for a blueberry bush that is not flowering and about getting blueberries to bloom and fruit. Help for Blueberries Not Fruiting Blueberries, and their relatives cranberries, are the only native crops of North America that are commercially produced. There are two types of blueberry – the wild lowbush (Vaccinium augustifolium) and the cultivated highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum). The first hybrid blueberries were developed for cultivation in the early 1900’s. There may be a number of reasons for no flowers on blueberries. While blueberries can grow in a number of soil conditions, they will only truly thrive in acidic soil with a pH below 5.5, ideally between 4.5 and 5. Test your soil to see if you

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