The Alabama Cooperative Extension Service list nurseries that sell blueberry plants in Regional Plant Nurseries .This site lists regional plant nurseries in Alabama, Georgia, and the region offering Native Plants. Many of these nurseries are wholesale only, but you …
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The intent of this guide is to inform blueberry producers of all blueberry pests that can attack blueberry crops in the United States. Pests may be different depending on …
In this video, David Himelrick of the LSU AgCenter explains the difference in obtaining and planting bare root blueberry plants and containerized blueberry plants.
David Himelrick, LSU AgCenter
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A Northern Highbush Cultivar
- Ripens in the early season.
- Plants are moderately vigorous, upright.
- Moderately productive.
- Fruit are medium in size.
- Moderately firm, are light blue in color.
- Fairly small picking scar.
- Susceptible to stem blight in North Carolina.
Bob Danka for the USDA/ARS explains the importance of bees for blueberry pollination. Click on the image to start the video.
Read this article — The Flight of Bumble Bees: Why Are They Disappearing? — for more information.…
Familiar blueberries and their lesser-known wild relatives are safeguarded by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and curators at America’s official blueberry gene bank. The plants, collected from throughout the United States and more than two dozen foreign countries, are …
Mummy berry disease of blueberry.
Photo courtesy of NCSU
Cooperative Extension Service
Blueberries may be nutritional powerhouses, but some types are no match for the fungus Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi, which causes “mummy berry” disease.
Fortunately, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists …
Cold-injured blueberry stems develop a characteristic dead, hook-shaped tip.
By Dr. Elina Coneva, Auburn University
The following article is prepared based on a synopsis of information provided by Dr. Phil Brannen (UGA), Dr. Gerard Krewer (UGA Professor Emeritus)…
Now that you’ve decided which blueberry varieties you want to plant, how many blueberry bushes should you order? David Himelrick of the LSU AgCenter says it’s a question of how much you like blueberries. Watch this video and find out …