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Niche Analysis - Sunshine Blue Blueberry

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Re: Niche Analysis - Sunshine Blue Blueberry
by Debbie Sexsmith - Friday, December 4, 2020, 10:59 PM

Hi Kate - We grow highbush varieties of blueberries and I hadn't heard of this one. It is very interesting that it is self pollinating, great for a small back yard.  It is challenging to keep soil acidic as it wants to revert back.  I have to add elemental sulfur at least once a year.  I am trying clover as a cover crop around them but learning lots of other ideas to try through this class.  Sweet potatoes worked well in between rows.  They could handle the acidic soil.