Answer: I think you got the basics of the first message. The more sunlight your plant gets, the more flowers. Since bougainvillea blooms on new shoots which develop on old wood, you might want to prune yours back by about one-third. If the room is warm (which promotes growth), prune it back now. If the room is cool (which retards growth) wait to prune until early spring. While they like to be fed while actively growing and blooming, winter is the time to withhold fertilizer and to keep the soil on the dry side. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out before watering your plant. When you do water, drench the soil completely, and allow the excess to drain. In the spring and summer months, water as often as necessary to keep the soil moist but not soggy wet. Hope this information helps!
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