Vegetables and Fruit forum: I'm seeing red on my blueberries' stems and leaves. Pictures in post.

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Jul 2, 2017 5:11 PM CST
Hi, guys. New gardener. I have two varieties of high bush blueberries that I'm growing. Each are about a year old. They're both showing some redening of a few stems and some red on the leaves. Additionally, there's some damage to the stems...splitting or spotting that I don't THINK is from insects (but I have no real idea). I'm hoping it's manageable and not some type of blight. But, any guidance would be helpful.

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Name: Dillard Haley
Augusta Georgia (Zone 8a)
Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Jul 2, 2017 5:42 PM CST
From the first photo, Your pH may be too high. Blueberries need a pH of 5 or less. Check and if too high use a soil acidifier..

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