Joyce
Joyce
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Asked on Oct 12, 2017

Just planted frost resistant gardenias. Do I fertilize now or spring?

Mfbandit769Janet Pizaro

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i live in S.C. These were planted inlate September. And when I fertilize can I use spikes for evergreens ?

2 answers
  • Janet Pizaro
    on Oct 12, 2017

    Newly planted perennials,tropicals,trees and shrubs should never be fertilized until after one year of established growth
  • Mfbandit769
    on Oct 13, 2017

    You can fertilize in mid to late spring when new growth is apparent. I have lots of gardenias and I've always fertilized in the spring, regardless of when I planted. They have always done great.
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