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Wednesday - May 21, 2008

From: Cle Elum, WA
Region: Northwest
Topic: Propagation
Title: Recommended distance between blueberry plants
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

How far apart do I need to plant blueberry bushes?

ANSWER:

The current recommendation from the Northwest Berry & Grape Information Network is 2 to 4 feet apart in rows that are 10 to 12 feet apart for Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry).

 


Vaccinium corymbosum

Vaccinium corymbosum

Vaccinium corymbosum

 

 

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