Butterfly Bushes

Buddleia Planting


Anonymous added on June 13, 2011 | Answered

We planted several Empire Buddleias six weeks ago. The leaves are wilted during the day but perk up the next morning. I measured the moisture and down low in the ground, it's very moist but dry at the top. I suspect the soil as I tilled in Black Kow and peat moss since we have a sandy soil. The plants are just not doing well, and I was going to totally replant them and replace the soil with general potting soil. Is this a good idea?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 14, 2011

Perhaps adding in some compost or fertile potting soil will help but you may also want to consider mulching the area around your plants. This will help conserve moisture, especially close to the surface.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Butterfly Bushes

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.