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Iron Chlorosis - Blueberries

Back to common problems - blueberries Iron chlorosis is common in blueberry plantings and, if left untreated, will cause decreased growth, yellowing foliage, early defoliation, and severely weakened plants. The characteristic foliar yellowing may be apparent early in the spring or can develop later...

Common Problems of Blueberries

Back to Blueberries Cultural and Environmental Diseases Insects Wildlife Cultural Management Practices for Blueberry Plantings Pruning twig dieback . Cut out any twigs that appear to be weak or begin to die; make cuts several inches below the affected area. Twigs heavily encrusted with scale...

Common Problems of Small Fruits

Back to Get Help Back to Learn Back to Small Fruits Blueberries Grapes Raspberries and Blackberries Strawberries

Pruning Blueberries

Back to blueberries Prune back 50% to 60% of the wood immediately after planting. Remove all flowers from two-year-old plants to encourage root growth and ensure good establishment. Do not fertilize at this time. Pruning invigorates the plant, forcing essential new growth from the base of the plant...

Blueberry Care

Back to blueberries Mulching and Watering Blueberries Mulch and irrigation are essential for fast establishment, steady growth, and consistently high yields. Blueberry plants require at least one inch of water per week (65 gals./100 sq. ft.). You must supplement rainfall when necessary. Overhead (...

Blueberries - Selection and Planting

Back to Blueberries Selection It is possible to select a combination of cultivars that can provide a continuous harvest from July through mid-September. Blueberries are self-fertile but produce more and larger berries when two or more cultivars are planted. Be sure bloom times overlap. Purchase 2-...

Buttercup (Bulbous)

(More lawn weeds) (Control Options) ( General Weed Gallery) Bulbous buttercup ( Ranunculus bulbosus ) Closeup of flower Life cycle Perennial, blooms in spring-early summer. Growth habit Forms a basal rosette of 3-lobed leaves, arising from a corm. Flowers are bright yellow with 5-7 shiny petals...

Knawel - German Moss

(More lawn weeds) (Control Options) (General Weed Gallery) Lifecycle Annual, summer or winter. Growth habit Low-growing, can blend into established lawns unnoticed. Has wiry, grass-like appearance. Sometimes forms sprawling mats. Inconspicuous flowers. Reproduction Seed germination mainly in spring...

Green Kyllinga

(More lawn weeds) (Control Options) ( General Weed Gallery) Green Kyllinga ( Kyllinga gracillima) Lifecycle Perennial, in sedge family. Growth Habit Produces a network of numerous underground stems (rhizomes) and can root and send out new leaves at each stem node. Has narrow, grass-like leaves...

Seeding/Sodding - Lawns

Return to lawn section Return to lawn care There are varying degrees of lawn seeding that range from lawn establishment, total renovation, overseeding, and repairing bare spots. Laying sod is the choice if you want an 'instant lawn'. Begin lawn establishment/renovation projects by soil testing. For...

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