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Small Fruit Culture. Soil Test. Most plants – pH 6-6.5 Blueberry – pH 4.5-5.2. Incorporate recommended lime 12” deep. Use Sulfur to lower the pH for blueberries six months before planting. Apply Phosphorus before planting if needed. Northern Highbush – High Mountains

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soil test

Soil Test

Most plants – pH 6-6.5

Blueberry – pH 4.5-5.2

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Northern Highbush – High Mountains

Piedmont and Coastal Plain from NC northward

Southern Highbush – Coastal Plain and Piedmont

Rabbiteye – Coastal Plain and Piedmont

northern highbush
Northern Highbush
  • Blue Crop: Early Season
  • Jersey: Mid-season
  • Elliot: Late Season
rabbiteyes for piedmont and lower mountains
Brightwell: Early – Mid Season

Tifblue: Late Season

Powderblue: Late Season

Centurion: Very Late Season

Rabbiteyes for Piedmont and Lower Mountains
blueberry spacing
Blueberry Spacing

Standard – 6’ x 12’

Hedge – 4’ within row

three sexual types of muscadines
Three Sexual Types of Muscadines
  • Male
  • Female
  • Perfect flowered
fresh fruit muscadine varieties
Fresh Fruit Muscadine Varieties
  • Fry – female, bronze
  • Summit – self-fertile, bronze
  • Triumph – perfect flowered, black
  • Cowart – perfect flowered, black
  • Loomis – female, black
  • Nesbit – perfect flowered, black, cold hardy
processing muscadine varieties
Processing Muscadine Varieties
  • Dixie – perfect flowered, bronze, wine, juice, cold hardy
  • Golden Isles – perfect flowered, bronze, wine, juice, non-”musky” aroma
  • Carlos – perfect flowered, bronze, wine, juice, cold hardy
  • Noble – perfect flowered, black, wine, jelly
muscadine spacing
Muscadine Spacing
  • Rows – 12’
  • Within Row – 20’
fig varieties
Fig Varieties
  • Figs are not recommended for the mountains
  • Plant Celeste variety in the Piedmont
  • Celeste and Alma have closed “eyes”
fig fruit drop is common
Fig Fruit Drop is Common
  • Too vigorous
  • Too dry or hot
  • Nematode infested
erect blackberry varieties
Erect Blackberry Varieties
  • Choctaw
  • Cheyenne
  • Cherokee
  • Shawnee
  • Navajo
  • Arapaho
  • Kiowa
trailing blackberry varieties
Trailing Blackberry Varieties
  • Thornless

Hull

Chester

  • Thorny

Gem

bramble spacing
Bramble Spacing

Trailing – 10’ x 12’

Erect – 8’ x 12’

Erect Hedge – 2’ x 4’

within row

blackberry shoots
Blackberry Shoots
  • 1st Year – Vegetative (primocanes)
  • 2nd Year – Fruiting and Death
raspberry varieties
Raspberry Varieties

Coastal Plain and Piedmont Dorman Red Trailing

Spring-bearing

Low Quality

Upper Piedmont and Mountains

Redwing or Fall-bearing

Heritage Erect

Excellent Quality

plant dorman red raspberries 10 feet apart trellis required

Plant Dorman Red Raspberries 10 Feet Apart (trellis required)

Plant Erect Red Raspberries 1-2 Feet Apart

recommended strawberry varieties
Recommended Strawberry Varieties

Cardinal

Earliglow

Surecrop

Atlas

Apollo

renovation steps just after harvest from the second year on
Renovation Steps Just After Harvest From the Second Year On
  • Mow off leaves with a lawn mower set in the high position (do not damage crowns
  • Rototill or hoe up most of matter row except an eight inch wide strip of daughter plants
small fruits
Small Fruits
  • Most need only a few pesticide applications