Red cranberries grow in a bog on Cape Cod waiting to be harvested

By November 16, 2017Articles

Red cranberries grow in a bog on Cape Cod waiting to be harvested

By November 16, 2017Articles

Red cranberries grow in a bog on Cape Cod waiting to be harvested

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer Cranberries  are a great groundcover, and they can also produce abundant fruit harvests. One pound of fruit from every five square feet is considered a good yield. If your cranberry plants are producing few or no berries, there are several possibilities you’ll need to consider. Why Won’t My Cranberry Fruit? A cranberry vine with no fruit may simply be too young. Cranberry plants are most commonly available for purchase in two forms: one-year-old rooted cuttings and three- or four-year-old plants. If you plant cuttings, you will have to wait about three to four years to get fruit. If you transplant older plants into your garden, you may get a small amount of fruit the same year you plant, and you should get a full harvest by the third year. A second consideration is the number of uprights. When cranberries are first planted,

Red cranberries grow in a bog on Cape Cod waiting to be harvested

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer Cranberries  are a great groundcover, and they can also produce abundant fruit harvests. One pound of fruit from every five square feet is considered a good yield. If your cranberry plants are producing few or no berries, there are several possibilities you’ll need to consider. Why Won’t My Cranberry Fruit? A cranberry vine with no fruit may simply be too young. Cranberry plants are most commonly available for purchase in two forms: one-year-old rooted cuttings and three- or four-year-old plants. If you plant cuttings, you will have to wait about three to four years to get fruit. If you transplant older plants into your garden, you may get a small amount of fruit the same year you plant, and you should get a full harvest by the third year. A second consideration is the number of uprights. When cranberries are first planted,

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