frost or freeze effect on blueberries

billy-o(5)May 25, 2013

I live in northeast Ohio and my blueberries are almost pea size, some bigger and smaller. Also still have flower buds . With a frost warning or freeze warning how will that affect my blueberries?

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bamboo_rabbit(9A Inverness FL)

As long as it stays above 28 the flowers should be fine. If it gets cold enough the fruit could freeze which could ruin it but as a rule 28 is the magic number. Water the plants the day before the freeze.

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