HYDRANGAS - Knowledgebase Question

MANCHESTER, Mi
Question by MARTIPOEFRAM
July 5, 2009
THIS IS THE 3RD YEAR IN A ROW I HAVE NOT GOTTEN ANY FLOWERS ON MY HYDRANGAS. I USED TO HABE BIG ROUNDBEAUTIFUL BLUE FLOWERS.


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Answer from NGA
July 5, 2009

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The most common reasons for non-blooming hydrangeas is lack of sufficient sunlight and excessive nitrogen fertilizer. Hydrangeas need about 4 hours of morning sunshine in order to bloom. If they are planted near a lawn that you regularly fertilize they may be getting an overdose of nitrogen fertilizer which will encourage lots of lush, green growth at the expense of flowering. Hope this information helps you determine just why your hydrangea is not blooming.

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