Recently planted young blueberry plants on a blueberry plantation in springtime, close-up in red planting pots

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Recently planted young blueberry plants on a blueberry plantation in springtime, close-up in red planting pots

By Liz Baessler As long as you have acidic soil, blueberry bushes are a real asset to the garden. Even if you don’t, you can grow them in containers. And they’re worth having for their delicious, abundant fruit that’s always better fresh than in the store. You can buy blueberry bushes at most nurseries, but if you’re feeling brave, it’s always fun to try propagating things yourself. Keep reading to learn more about how to start a blueberry bush. Methods for Propagating Blueberries There are several ways to propagate blueberries. These include seed, sucker and cutting propagation. Seed Propagating Blueberries Growing blueberries from seeds is possible, but it tends to be restricted to lowbush blueberry plants. Blueberry seeds are tiny, so it’s easiest to separate them from the fruit in large batches. First, freeze the blueberries for 90 days to stratify the seeds. Then pulse the berries in a blender

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