Plumeria Fertilizer - Knowledgebase Question

Glendale, CA
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Question by rubin8
May 15, 2007
What type of fertilizer can I use for my Plumeria plants?

Answer from NGA
May 15, 2007
When fertilizing Plumeria you should use a high Phosphate fertilizer (middle number), like Peters "Super Blossom Booster 10-50-10". If you use a fertilizer high in Nitrogen you will make a healthy but tall and leggy plants. Plumeria only branch when they bloom, therefore you must use a fertilizer that will promote the most blooms, which in turn makes the most branches. What brand should you use? I recommend PETERS "Super Blossom Booster" because it is loaded with micronutrients. Best wishes with your plumeria!

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