shrubs - Knowledgebase Question

Longmont, Co
Question by kayecklund
June 16, 2010
I planted 12 golden vicary privets late last summer. They look very healthy but are growing very slowly. I'm using compost tea and some spike fertilizers. Is this
normal for them?


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Answer from NGA
June 16, 2010

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I think it is normal for your privets to be growing slowly at this time. Although they have been in the ground since late last summer they really only had a month or so last year to settle into the soil and only a month or so of great growing weather so far this year. As soon as the roots are well established you should see a faster growth rate. Until then, just continue to give them TLC. Enjoy your garden!

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