100 Seeds Lowbush Blueberry Seeds, Vaccinium Angustifolium, Fruit Is High in Antioxidants !


100 Seeds Lowbush Blueberry Seeds, Vaccinium Angustifolium, Fruit Is High in Antioxidants !

  • Vaccinium angustifolium, commonly known as the Lowbush Blueberry, is a species of blueberry native to eastern and central Canada and the northeastern United States, growing as far south as West Virginia
  • Lowbush blueberries can be propagated quite easily from seed. The plants can then be set out in prepared rows, vacant areas in fields or as an ornamental ground cover plant for home landscaping. The best time to start seed is in January or February.
  • How to Grow Sow seed in a flat, 3″ box filled with finely ground moist sphagnum moss. Just sprinkle seed evenly over the moss then cover with a very thin moss covering. It is important not to make this covering thick. Keep moss moist but not soaked and place flat in a warm room (60 to 70 degrees F) and cover with a newspaper. Seed should germinate in about 1 month. Remove the newspaper. The emerging seedlings are very tiny. Once they begin emerging, place flat in a sunny window or greenhouse. Keep seedlings moist and allow them to grow in the moss until 2 to 3 inches tall.
  • Carefully remove seedlings (especially around the root system). Pot each seedling in 2 inches to 3 inches of peat or plastic pots using a mixture of 1/3 peat, 1/3 sand and 1/3 soil. Water well and keep seedlings in a sunny location. After 2 or 3 weeks fertilize the potted seedlings with a liquid fertilizer such as Start-N-Gro etc. at 1/2 the recommended rate. After frost danger is past set out seedlings in desired location. Water well all summer. A 10-10-10 fertilizer at the rate of 1 pound per 100 square feet can be worked into the soil before planting. The first winter, mulch the seedlings with straw, sawdust or pine needles (about Nov. 1). Remove in the spring when buds swell. At this time 10-10-10 fertilizer can again be added at the rate of 1 pound per 100 square feet. Blueberry plants like a lot of water (but not until soil is waterlogged).

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