fireplace ashes and blueberries

Asked October 16, 2020, 2:11 PM EDT

Can I dress the soil round blueberry plants with wood stove ashes?

Surry County North Carolina

1 Response

Wood ashes will raise the pH of the soil. While this may be okay for some plants it does not provide a good growing condition for blueberries. They like more acidic soil. It is best to avoid applying wood ash to blueberries. Hope this helps.