Flower Stopped Appearing - Knowledgebase Question

Hollywood, Fl
Question by dtownhwood
June 30, 2010
I bought a yellow mandivilla at Home Depot. for a year, the yellow flower always bloomed. The past 6 weeks, there are no blooms. did I give it too much fertilizer?

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010


Too much fertilizer can encourage lots of green growth but at the expense of flowers. You may have over fertilized and the only thing you can do now is wait patiently for your mandevilla to begin blooming again. Next time you feed, use only half as much as recommended on the fertilizer label. Enjoy your garden.

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