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Do I Need to Prune My Highbush blueberry?

Highbush blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum
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Pruning is a very important part of Highbush blueberry care and maintenance. Pruning off branches that have dried out and overlapped can increase the space for other branches to grow and help the plant to grow better.
Another important reason why Highbush blueberry needs to be pruned is to encourage fruit production. Pruning your Highbush blueberry will give you the opportunity to have a closer look at your plant and remove any damaged, diseased, or dead growth.
Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
Highbush blueberry
A species of Blueberries, Also known as Swamp blueberry, Tall huckleberry
Botanical name: Vaccinium corymbosum
Genus: Blueberries
Description
Highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) is a type of blueberry plant native to the United States and Canada. Highbush blueberry is the most common source of commercially grown blueberries in North America. In the wild, these berries also provide a food source to small animals.
Garden Use
The highbush blueberry is a deciduous or evergreen shrub, with a number of different species. Most highbush blueberry varieties provide delicious and colorful berries with a sweet/sour flavor, which can either be eaten fresh, brewed or made into jam. The plant also has a high ornamental value, with its bell-shaped flowers being as delicate as its fruits., When fall arrives, its leaves and branches will turn orange to crimson, which is pleasing to the eyes. As long as the pH of the soil is appropriate, the highbush blueberry works well in a variety of different landscape types.
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