Astilbe Plants
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Astilbe plants

Zone Mount Hope alabama 35651 | Anonymous added on March 22, 2017 | Answered

Can astilbe take morning sun and is it ok to put chicken litter around it?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 23, 2017

A few hours of morning light will be good for Astilbe growth.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/astilbe/growing-astilbe-plants.htm

Make sure the chicken manure is properly composted before applying as a top dressing or fertilizer.
Chicken manure is high in nitrogen and too much nitrogen will cause lots of green leaves and few flowers.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/chicken-manure-fertilizer.htm

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