Achillea Millefolium - Knowledgebase Question

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


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Answer from NGA
May 29, 2006

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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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