Lawn and Tree Fertilizers - Knowledgebase Question

Missouri City, Te
Question by pfitzger
March 13, 2009
what is the best nitrogen, phosphorus, and potash combination for the yard, what is the best ratio for crepe myrtles. My crepe myrles never seem to bloom like they really should. Thanks, Pam

Answer from NGA
March 13, 2009


For general, all purpose feeding you can use a 10-10-10 or a 20-20-20. To encourage blooming in your crape myrtle and other flowering shrubs, use a formula lower in nitrogen and higher in potassium such as a 10-20-20. Hope this answers your question!

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