Chinese Fringe tree - Knowledgebase Question

Wilmington, No
Question by leisenring
March 12, 2010
my tree of 3 years is doing poorly, hardly blooms, if any, has not grown much, very little new growth on existing branches. has been fertilized each year. what to do?

Answer from NGA
March 12, 2010


Chinese Fringe tree can be difficult to transplant and can sulk for a few years if it is not happy. If you planted it in full sun, planted it at the same soil level as it was growing in the nursery container, water regularly and feed annually, there's not much else you can do to ensure its success. The roots will eventually establish and the tree will make up for lost time. Just be patient and continue to give it good care. I'm sure it will perk up soon!

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