Fertilizer

Fall Fertilizer


Kid Schelin added on September 7, 2016 | Answered

Should perennial plants be fertilized in the fall? One example - blueberries.


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Alisma
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on September 8, 2016

Blueberries should be fertilized in the early spring as described in these articles:

https://guilford.ces.ncsu.edu/2013/02/fertilizing-fruit-trees-and-blueberry-bushes/
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/blueberries/blueberry-fertilizer.htm

Most perennials should be fertilized in the early spring as well, but some perennials don't typically need fertilizer unless a soil test shows nutrient deficiencies. Compost can also be used instead of synthetic fertilizer because it is less likely to burn plants and its effect provide long-lasting benefite:

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/fertilizing_established_perennial_gardens_feed_em_and_weep

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