fall fertilizer

Zone 99205 | Kid Schelin added on September 7, 2016 | Answered

Should perennial plants be fertilized in the fall? One example - blueberries.

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Answered on September 8, 2016

Blueberries should be fertilized in the early spring as described in these articles:


Most perennials should be fertilized in the early spring as well, but some perennials don't typically need fertilizer unless a soil test shows nutrient deficiencies. Compost can also be used instead of synthetic fertilizer because it is less likely to burn plants and its effect provide long-lasting benefite:


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