Fertilizing Impatiens - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by POP832
March 18, 1998
I've heard that fertilizing impatiens can hinder flowering.
Is this true?


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Answer from NGA
March 18, 1998

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I have a feeling what was meant is that heavy fertilizing, with a high-nitrogen fertilizer can lead to lots of lush foliage at the expense of flowers. You should be fine feeding your plants with a balanced fertilizer--just follow label directions carefully.

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