The Life Cycle of our Blueberry Plants
November- End of February
*blueberry plants are in dormant stage, all the leaves have fallen off.
*the blueberry plants are ready to be pruned. Must remove the weak and low growth branches.
*pruning increases the growth, fruit quality, and provides premium tasting berries.
*blueberry plants start to come out of dormancy
*buds begin to swell
*family management enforces the proper use of application of amendments necessary to grow a quality product.
*flowers bloom on the blueberry plant
*bees begin to pollinate
*petal fall, when the flowers fall off
End of April- Beginning of May
*green berries form
*they grow and become bigger
End of June
*berries turn colour and some are now blue
*harvesting begins and lasts until the end of September