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Hi,

In fall of 2011 I started mu blueberry garden: Duke, Jubilee, Biloxi, Jersey, and some other. All of them was 2-3 year old. In 2012 I got good harvest especial from 4 Dukes, Jubilee, and Biloxi. This year said bushes shown me ZERO! There was not even one flower. The rest (Blue ray, Chippewa, and Chandler are ok. What is wrong?

 
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Hello Vlad and Welcome, I can try to help. Could you tell us your location?
 
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How's the ph?
 
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Howdy Vlad, welcome to permies.
None of my fruit trees had blossoms this year, in Denver. We had a late warm up this spring and the trees didn't flower. How was your spring ?
 
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Deer do enjoy blueberry buds, mine were snacked on a bit this past year.
 
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My blueberries did well the second year and less well the third. I had the soil tested, it was not acidic enough for blueberries to thrive. This spring I added sulphur flakes with some well composted soil. They are doing well again. You might want to get your soil tested.
 
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janet jacobsen wrote:My blueberries did well the second year and less well the third. I had the soil tested, it was not acidic enough for blueberries to thrive. This spring I added sulphur flakes with some well composted soil. They are doing well again. You might want to get your soil tested.



Totally agree. During the year we do some soil dressing with coffee grounds on a regular basis. And so far (touch wood) we've been getting increasingly good harvests.
 
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