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According to the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, the most common blueberry plant grown in Pennsylvania is the highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum). Popular cultivars of the highbush blueberry include the 'Blueray' and 'Bluecrop' plants, because Pennsylvania's USDA Plant Hardiness Zones and soil acidity matches the ideal.
Dec 14, But in USDA zones 8 to 10, gardeners should plant blueberry varieties such as highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum) and rabbiteye (V. virgatum) in early to midfall for best results. December and January. Sep 21, Blueberry bushes are one of the easiest fruit bearing bushes to grow.
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Blueberries are high in vitamin C and full of antioxidants, making them very good for you. They don't take up much room and anyone with a yard in gardening zones 4 through 9 can grow their own bushes.
There are several varieties of blueberries Author: Dale Devries. Fall Planting It is possible to plant blueberries in the fall, however, most experts recommend late winger or early spring as the preferred planting time. If you do choose to plant blueberries in the fall, it should be done in late September or early October. Unpack and Soak: Unpack your blueberry bush and soak in water for 3 to 6 hours just before planting.
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Sawdust or peat moss also should be worked into the planting hole, replacing about one-half of the original soil with the organic material.
Dig Hole (s): The width of the hole should allow you to spread roots. If you are planting multiple blueberries, dig holes 4'-6' apart. If you are creating several rows dig holes 7'' apart. Jul 08, According to the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, more thandomesticated blueberry bushes had been planted in 13 states, including.