Achillea Millefolium - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by dondrag
May 29, 2006
Should Achillea be fertilized? I've been told not to, that it will hinder blooms.

Answer from NGA
May 29, 2006
Yarrow grows and blooms best when planted in poor soils and kept on the dry side. If you fertilize, you'll encourage lush growth (out of character for a yarrow), and reduce flowering. I'd withhold fertilizer for this particular plant.

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