Perfectly Acidic Blueberry Soil Gives Nutrition & Moisture
Give your blueberry plants just what they need with this special blend of blueberry soil mix that includes organic matter such as Canadian peat, aged pine bark, controlled release 360-day fertilizer, granite sand, and other minor elements like peat moss or cottonseed meal. It is the best soil for blueberry plants!
Blueberries like acidic conditions with lower rates of acid fertilizer, we’ve taken the guesswork out when we developed this blend to meet those requirements. No need to buy a blueberry soil pH test kit when we have given you acidic soil which blueberries prefer. We get the soil tested for blueberry soil mixture to make sure it is not alkaline soil and just the right soil pH for blueberries.
Use this soil mix to provide yourself with the best start to amending your soil for your blueberry plant. You can use it in raised beds, home gardens, or containers. Growing blueberries has never been easier.
We recommend 1 bag per blueberry plant to help amend the soil and delivery nutrients directly to the root systems.
Instructions on Amending Soil for Blueberries
Dig a hole the depth of your plant and twice as wide as your plant. Mix your dug up soil with the amended Special Blend Soil and use this blueberry plant soil mixture to fill back in around the root ball of your plant. Pack the soil firmly ensuring no air holes remain and water thoroughly around the root zone.
Plant blueberry bushes in full sun where their shallow roots can develop. Will do better next to other blueberry plants and fruit trees for best cross-pollination. We offer an assortment of 3 blueberry varieties to ease your choices!
It is a good idea to mulch your blueberry bushes with organic matter such as mulch or pine needles to retain as much moisture as possible. Flowers and fruit will start to appear in early spring as the plants grow.
Keep away from children and pets. Harmful if ingested. Have trouble with your blueberry plants? Check out this blog about why your fruit bush may not be producing during the summer growing season.
Net weight 2lbs
Once your Blueberry Soil Mix order is placed, we will ship your plant(s) within seven business days year round unless during the checkout process you request otherwise in the space provided to do so.
Perfect Plants’ shipping specialists carefully package your plants using a proven packaging method that ensures your plants arrive healthy, colorfully alive and ready to flourish. We’ve coined the term ‘upside down box test’ and we do just that; we carefully package so that regardless of the direction your box is handled, it will not harm your precious plant that’s inside.
No shipping process is without a problem from time to time. On rare occasions some plants may experience some of the following during their transit: drooping, minor leaf-loss and/or minimal yellowing/discoloration, minor limb damage, etc. These instances are quite rare, but can happen when shipping plants in boxes.
Plants normally recover within a few weeks after planting. If a damaged box has injured your plant on the inside, please notify us within 5 days of receiving you package(s) by emailing us a photograph of the damage.
We always do our very best to ensure that your plants are packed and shipped in the safest, gentlest and most effective way possible.
Will my plants and trees look like the photographs?
Absolutely! Unlike other online nurseries, our photos are of actual plants and trees we’ve grown here, on our family operated nursery.
Your plants and trees may however not ship with flowers on them, like the photographs. This all depends on the time of year you buy your plant or tree. Crape Myrtle trees, for example, only bloom during the summer months, so if you purchase one during the spring or fall, they would ship without flowers. Once planted, your plants will grow and thrive giving you flowers for many years to come!
Pot sizes (commonly referred to in gallons) are shipped in the same size nursery trade pots which may vary in actual volume. Some plants may have been at the approximate pot size listed, but require excess dirt to be removed so that you will not be paying any additional shipping costs. This doesn’t happen very often though.
Our shipping charges are based on the value of your order. Please use the chart below to see what your shipping charge will be.
Choose a planting location that offers adequate sunlight and shade in a low traffic area. Allow proper clearance for the mature growth size. Well-drained soil is ideal. Water regularly for the first planted year to ensure adequate water is available for establishing a strong root system. Prune as necessary to remove any damaged or dead foliage and to promote a well-balanced structure.
Dig a hole approximately twice as wide as your new plant’s root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is equal with the ground level.
Loosen the root ball using a small garden spade or by hand. Breaking smaller outer roots can encourage growth into the new soil, but take care to not damage large primary roots.
Place the plant in the hole and ensure that it is situated evenly upright. Use the excavated soil to fill in around the root ball, using your foot to pack it in firmly. Thoroughly soak with a hose as you fill in the dirt. Take great care to not leave any gaps or air spaces around the root ball as this could kill the plant.
A 2-4 inch layer of mulch is strongly recommended to help retain moisture and discourage weed growth. Apply mulch over the entire planting area but keep away from the stems or trunk by a few inches. Ensure that the plant and surrounding soil is completely soaked with water.
To ensure the proper nutrients are available for the life of your plant our proprietary Perfect Plants Special Blend Soil and a once yearly application of Nutricote Total 360 Fertilizer are great considerations for your new plants!
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I mixed this into the soil I had already prepared for my new Blueberry Bushes. So far, they are doing very well and look healthy and thriving.