Should blueberry plants be watered during dry weather?


Should blueberry plants be watered during dry weather?


Blueberries have shallow, fibrous root systems.  Plants quickly become stressed during hot, dry weather.  To help retain moisture and control weeds, apply 2 to 4 inches of mulch around blueberry plants.  Sawdust, wood chips, pine needles, and shredded leaves are excellent mulching materials.  During dry weather, water plants every 7 to 10 days.  


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