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Can't for the life of me grow these Blue Berries.
Hi Barney, are you trying them in the ground, or pots? They need acid conditions and if your soil isn't acidic by nature, it is often a waste of time to try changing it. If in pots, you need to use ericaceous compost and must never let them go dry (so use large pots, at least 50cm diameter) as well as feeding them regularly with an ericaceous liquid feed. Fussy things.
They have to be in lime free soil,manured well or feed and do not prune for the first 3 years and water well.mind the birds do not get there first!
Thank you both. Looks like I'm not as good as I thought I was!!!!