Chocolate Vines

Akebia Won’t Bloom


Jake040815 added on June 16, 2012 | Answered

I have an Akebia trifoliata, chocolate vine. It's three years old. It bloomed the first year, fewer blooms the second year. . . no blooms at all the third year. Plenty of foliage, but no flowers. It's in full sun, on a south wall, growing on an arbor. It's about 12' long/tall. Any suggestions? Thanks, Long Island, New York


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 18, 2012

You may be lacking phosphorus. If there is a lack of phosphorus in the soil, plants will have little to no blooms. You can either use a phosphorus rich fertilizer or add some bone meal to the soil. This article may help as well:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm

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