Angel Trumpets how to get flowers - Knowledgebase Question

Center Moriches, Ne
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Question by valerieledwi
May 31, 2007
I have several angel trumpet plants on my deck. What fertilizer can I use in their pots to get them to flower?

Answer from NGA
May 31, 2007
These plants need warm weather (80 degrees and up), full sun and high humidity to do their best along with evenly moist soil (during the growing season) and a generous fertilization program. The American Datura and Brugmansia Society recommends fertilizer with 12-20% nitrogen, 3-6% phosphorous and 8-12% potassium. These are the three numbers listed on the label of any fertilizer sold, and they are listed in the same order of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium or N, P, K. I would suggest using either a slow release granular or a water soluble form that also includes minors, and apply it at the stronger rate listed on the label.

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