Gardenia Plants
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Gardenia bud failure

Judee06 added on August 7, 2012 | Answered

Please, why do my gardenia buds go brown, first at the base, spreading up the formed bud and eventually perish and drop off without opening?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 8, 2012

It is possible that you have thrips. They are hard to see and they cause damage to the buds like that. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

This article will help if you feel it is not thrips: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-flowers-gardenia-buds-falling-off-plant.htm

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