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Feb 03, Pruning an Older Blueberry Bush. The tidy-up comes first. Prune out all the dead, diseased wood. Remove crossing stems and any crossing or particularly spindly-looking branches.
Here are the steps in properly prune blueberry bushes: Visually observe the blueberry bush.
Then remove any low branches that will touch the ground when fruit-laden. Blueberries have a shallow, spreading root system and suckers can sprout up some distance from Missing: Ashland MA. In pruning, strive to achieve a balance between fruit and new growth. First, cut out dead, broken, short, weak, spindly shoots, On mature bushes, remove about 1/3of the oldest shoots each year to make room for new, vigorous ones to produce the crop.
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