[nafex] Blueberry vigor.

John S swim_at_svc at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 7 05:06:44 EST 2012


Matt,  I am growing all 4 of these and agree with Matt.  My vote would be for Bluecrop as most vigorous.

John



--- On Tue, 3/6/12, Michael Dossett <phainopepla at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Michael Dossett <phainopepla at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [nafex] Blueberry vigor.
> To: "nafex mailing list at ibiblio" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 10:56 PM
> Matt,
>  
> I would say without a doubt Bluecrop or Jersey are going to
> be your two most vigorous and upright growing from that
> list.  Bluecrop is probably slightly more spreading and
> perhaps has a bit more of a tendency for canes weighted down
> with fruit to be floppy.
>  
> Michael
> 
> Michael Dossett
> Mission, British Columbia
> www.Mdossettphoto.com
> phainopepla at yahoo.com
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Matt Demmon <mdemmon at gmail.com>
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> Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 2:05 PM
> Subject: [nafex] Blueberry vigor.
> 
> I've got an odd-shaped triangle bed, which I've heavily
> amended with
> organic matter and peat in order to trial blueberries in my
> near-neutral soil. My problem which I'd like your help with,
> is which
> of these blueberries is the most vigorous, and/or upright
> grower:
> 
> Elliot
> Bluecrop
> Jersery
> Duke
> 
> I want to plant 4 varieties, to get the longest season for
> home use.
> But the bed is triangular, and the only planting pattern
> that makes
> sense with four is to have one in the middle. Hence, if
> there is one
> variety that is more vigorous or upright, I'd like to put
> that one in
> the middle.
> 
> Any opinions?
> 
> -matt
> z5 se MI
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