Blueberry Bushes
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Blueberries

Anonymous added on August 6, 2015 | Answered

I have a blueberry plant that was planted 4 1/2 months ago. It was doing beautifully and all of a sudden the leaves are turning brown around the edges and look like they are dying off. I water every day but missed two consecutive days (temp around 30 C). Any idea what has happened?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 7, 2015

In addition to a watering issue, it could be due to the pH of your soil. Blueberries like low soil pH; otherwise, the roots become blocked and the plant cannot take in any moisture or nutrients and will quietly wither and die. Here is an article or two that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/blueberries/growing-blueberry.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/blueberries/lower-soil-ph-blueberries.htm

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