when to plant - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by pinkkitty54
February 21, 2009
when is a safe time to plant azaleas in the mid- south. also do i need to prepare the soil since they are acid soil lovers?

Answer from NGA
February 21, 2009
Azaleas can be planted now in your region. They do love acidic soil so add some compost and peat moss to the planting bed and dig it in to a depth of about 12 inches. Plant your azaleas and after they have flowered, feed them with an acidified rhododendron/azalea food. Top dress with peat moss each spring and your azaleas should thrive. Best wishes with your garden!

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