Plants other than wild blueberries in your fields are considered weeds because they compete with wild blueberries for sunlight, water, and nutrients. However, there are some weeds that provide important ecosystem services such as pollinator habitat and erosion management. The first two steps of wild blueberry weed management are to identify what types of weeds are present and to take a soil sample to determine the pH of the soil.

Questions About Weed Presence in Wild Blueberry?

Please contact Lily Calderwood, Extension Wild Blueberry Specialist at email lily.calderwood@maine.edu.

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