Azalea Plants
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Azalea Flower

Anonymous added on May 21, 2011 | Answered

The flower heads on my shrubs are not opening, giving them the appearance of claws. I cannot see any obvious sign of insect infestation.

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Nikki
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Answered on May 21, 2011

It sounds as though the plant is lacking phosphorus. This would cause the plant to stop blooming. Add some phosphorus to the soil. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm

This artilce will help determine if there is a problem with your azalea: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/azalea/common-azalea-problems.htm

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