Daylilies forum: Fall fertilizing?

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Jul 25, 2014 3:06 PM CST

For those of you living in zone 5-6, do you ever fertilizer your lilies in the fall? I was going to put down some mulch at the end of August/September, but was wondering if I should throw some fertilizer down before I do it?

Thanks, JC

p.s. can't believe I am even thinking about fall, but when we've had temps in the low 50s at night, its crazy!
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Jul 25, 2014 3:40 PM CST
I am borderline zone 5b/6a and I do not do any fall fertilizing. I think people in the south do that more than we do in the north.
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Name: Pat
Near McIntosh, Florida (Zone 9a)
Jul 26, 2014 5:51 AM CST

Some organic fertilizers like Fertrell take a few months to become active and then they last around a year.
I'm adding that to my fall plantings.

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