Are Two Blueberry Bushes Needed for Pollination?

Blueberry bushes are not self-pollinating. Their flowers have sweet nectar to entice pollinating insects. Their pollen sticks to those insects for transport to other blueberry plants. For successful fertilization, a blueberry shrub needs pollen from a different, simultaneously blooming blueberry cultivar.

Keywords: blueberry pollination, self pollination blueberries, blueberry insect pollinators

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