They bear berries but the bush is so tall that I can't pick.
Additional sprays of lime sulfur, applied in late fall (after leaves drop) or as dormant, spring applications have been reported to reduce available inoculum. Pruning is still the key management tool. III. SPRAY GUIDE. A. Pesticides: Several fungicides are effective for control of the common diseases of blueberry.
These include: 1. Annual pruning of mature blueberry plants is necessary if you want to keep them productive. Blueberry bushes produce flower buds the year prior to flowering.
This means flowers that bloom this spring were set last summer on new wood. Nov 25, To keep them producing well, blueberry bushes need to be pruned every year. If your bushes have never been trimmed, be careful not to go overboard the first year: Remove no more than two or three of the oldest canes (more than seven years old).
Remove any diseased or broken wood, plus crossing branches. Prune bushes in late winter when they are still dormant. As your plants grow older you want to focus pruning to maximize fruit production by giving the best canes plenty of room.
Mature bushes have a mix of younger and older canes. You want to start by taking a good look at your blueberry bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 8 mins.