For each plant, there are individual cultivation techniques aimed at obtaining a high yield.
Blueberry agricultural technology includes a set of specific measures for the preparation and fertilization of the soil, planting and care, as well as harvesting.
Blueberries are perennial shrubs that can grow up to 80 centimeters tall. The plant is very fond of warmth and light, therefore, on the site for it, it is necessary to choose an appropriate sunny place.
Sour and loose soil is suitable for growing blueberries. A mixture of peat with sand is well suited, and peat should be three times more. It is also recommended to apply mineral fertilizers to the soil at the rate of 30g per square meter before planting the shrub.
For blueberries, it is advisable to choose a sunny place protected from the wind. It is recommended to plant in rows, keeping a distance of about 150cm between them, and about 120cm between the bushes. Blueberries love moisture very much, therefore, at first after planting, they should be watered daily for a week, and then 2 times a week, and in hot weather it can be more often as the soil dries. It is recommended to cover the planting pit with sawdust with a layer of about 7 cm.
Blueberry care is not only about watering, but also about feeding, pruning and disease prevention.
Usually fertilizers are applied twice: in early spring and in June. It is recommended to feed with complex fertilizer Azofoskaya.
Both old and young bushes need pruning. Usually, weak and diseased branches, as well as small growths, are removed. Only strong shoots are left.
For the prevention of various diseases, spraying with various chemical compounds, for example, copper oxychloride, is used.
Blueberry agrotechnology is not so difficult, therefore, to obtain a high-quality harvest, it is necessary to follow the basic agrotechnical techniques.