hydrangea in florida - Knowledgebase Question

Sarasota, FL (Zone 9A)
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Question by lanashells2
April 11, 2007
How well do Hydrangea grow in florida? Also when is the right time to plant/transplant them?

Answer from NGA
April 11, 2007
Plant your hydrangea in a place where it will get partial shade. In your area it will grow and bloom periodically all year. You will need to do some pruning after each blooming period. Hydrangeas need a moist, well-drained fertile soil. Fertilize in early spring, late spring, mid-summer and early winter using about 2 or 3 tablespoons of 6-6-6 for a 3 foot plant. You can plant or transplant in the spring or fall when temperatures are coolest.

Best wishes with your hydrangea!

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