What am I doing wrong? - Knowledgebase Question

Fruitland Park, Fl
Question by vazquezl2
July 31, 2008
I planted 4, 1-gal. blue plumbagos 8 weeks ago under a young oak tree and they are not doing to well. I live in zone 9 area, so I have a sandy mix soil. I see older plumbagos like mine growing/blooming everywhere. How do I get mine to this level. Due to the rains in the area lately I know it is not lack of rain and due to the sandy soil I know filtration is not a problem. I fed them Miracle Grow once already, what's wrong with my plumbago's? Thanks

Answer from NGA
July 31, 2008



Those plants can be slow to get started. Keep them well watered but not soggy wet. Fertilize with Miracle Gro every week or two for a couple of months to give them a good boost. They will settle in and be fine.

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