Bougainvillea Plants
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bougainvillea

Zone 32164 | Anonymous added on January 29, 2018 | Answered

My bougy flowers but its limbs aren't growing. It has stayed compact thru the 2016 growing season. Does it need nitrogen fertilizer to get it to grow?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on January 29, 2018

Yes, nitrogen fertilizer (or any balanced fertilizer) is probably just what your plant needs. You can use compost or conventional fertilizer as described here:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/bougainvillea/bougainvillea-garden-care.htm
http://www.greenthumbnsy.com/bedding_plants/bougainvillea_growing_guide

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