How to grow blueberries

Follow the expert advice in this Grow Guide to growing delicious, nutritious blueberries.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December


Do not Harvest in January

Do not Harvest in February

Do not Harvest in March

Do not Harvest in April

Do not Harvest in May

Do not Harvest in June

Do Harvest in July

Do Harvest in August

Do Harvest in September

Do not Harvest in October

Do not Harvest in November

Do not Harvest in December

Blueberries are not only delicious and highly nutritious, they’re also attractive shrubs in their own right, with white spring flowers and lovely autumn leaf colour.

They’re easy to grow, given the right conditions, either in the garden or in containers. It’s definitely worth trying to grow blueberries so you can enjoy them fresh. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, they’re a veritable superfood.

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