blueberry id

maximusdecimusApril 11, 2013

Posted this in shrubs forum about a month back and someone mentioned posting here.

I have a number of 'wild' or 'bird/wind sown' blue & huckleberry plants dotting the front acre. My only concern is the blueberries and was just wondering if anyone could help me narrow down their classification.

Not looking for an exact ID (unless you know of course), but more general info. Looking to transplant some to the back for cultivation, so I'd like to know their type to determine pruning style etc.

Pics are in an album here.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Bradybb WA-Zone8

Where's your location,Phoenix? Thanks,Brady

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 2:33AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
maximusdecimus

Derp.. sorry, i thought i had zone saved in my info. I live in south Mississippi. SOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUUTH MS. zone 8b.

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 2:49AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Bradybb WA-Zone8

Okay thanks.I'm going to make an educated guess then,that they're Rabbiteyes.They should be able to be dug up,just get a fair amount of root.If Peat moss and Pine bark mulch is available,they will like that. Brady

    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 11:01AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lucky_p

md,
Having grown up in UCLA(upper corner of lower Alabama), I'll recommend you look at photos of V.stamineum (deerberry) and V.arboreum (sparkleberry/farkleberry) as probable candidates. The larger-statured ones are probably V.arboreum - and we have that one up here in the frigid northland of KY, as well - but have not noticed deerberry here - though it was very common throughout the piney woods where I grew up.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 11:43AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sun_junkie(9)

Very hard to ID by pics. A few observations over time can help you narrow down. Ripening season: When? Short or long season? Growth characteristics: Vigorous or slow, up right or sprawling. Good luck w/ the transplant. I just moved two bushes myself.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2013 at 9:32PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
can you scrape off canker
i've read that when growing season is strong, such...
johndoug
4 yr old methley plum tree is yet to flower
I live in Dallas, Texas. I have a 4 yr old methley...
fruits_veggies
Avo tree grafting
I received this tree from a neighbor. Seed grown, not...
tim45z10
Apple Pruning Advice
Can someone tell me if it would be a good idea to prune...
Dan Liptak
Blue Berries-acid soil and other vegetable plants
I have been growing blue berry plants intermixed with...
RonCz
Sponsored Products
Personalized Pet Driver's License ID Tag Kit
$29.50 | FRONTGATE
Blueberry Organic Muslin Fitted Crib Sheet
$19.99 | zulily
Cerno | Salix Pendant Light
YLiving.com
iWallet Slim Carbon Fiber
$500.00 | Horchow
Flos | Glo-Ball S1 Pendant Light
YLiving.com
Ideal Satin Nickel 10.2-Inch One-Light Wall Sconce
$132.00 | Bellacor
Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Braided Area Rug: Colonial Mills Rugs Blokburst
Home Depot
47 Inch Bathroom Vanity Set
TheBathOutlet
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™