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Fertilizing azaleas while blooming

My husband fertilizes the azaleas, camellias, and other plants with flowers while they are blooming. I always thought that would knock the blooms off. The camellia\’s flowers only last a day or so. Right now he is fertilizing the azaleas and they are blooming like crazy. Is this the wrong time to fertilize?
Thank you so much….
Gail

I don’t have any photos…..


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#1 Comment By BushDoctor On 02/18/2018 @ 3:37 pm

I would typically recommend fertilizing in early spring right before everything comes out. I don’t think it would hurt them, unless they are given too much. But it is better to fertilize before they bloom to make the most of the fertilizer.


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