Blueberry Bush Infected?

apeachgMay 23, 2013

The leaves of my blueberry bush are turning brown with reddish borders. Is this bacterial leaf scorch, and if so, what can I do about it?

Thanks

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shazaam(NC 7B)

If it is bacterial leaf scorch, there don't appear to be any readily available remedies. Out of curiosity, what variety is this? How rapidly is the damage progressing? Where did you buy it? Do you have any other blueberries?

    Bookmark   May 23, 2013 at 3:34PM
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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

I've got one that looks like that. I think I forgot to water it a couple times.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2013 at 3:51PM
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drewbym(MO6B)

My blueberries did that last year when it was very very hot and dry in spite of watering them frequently.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2013 at 8:01PM
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apeachg

I do not think they are under watered, they get watered every morning. It is not very hot here either. I believe it might be a sharpblue, but not sure - have a misty nearby doing fine.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2013 at 2:06PM
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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Short of water.
If you haven't yet mulched, do so.
To verify soil is moist enough, stick a trowel in it and look.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2013 at 10:51PM
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KG_in_CT

Its hard to tell from the picture but are those rocks around the base of the plant?

    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 7:47AM
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