Hibiscus Plants
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hibiscus not blooming

Zone Arlington MA 02474 | charfesf.woods2 added on August 18, 2015 | Answered

Have a 15 year old hibiscus plant that has bloomed every year except this year. The plant foliage is green and full. No sight of any buds. Please advise!! Thanks.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 20, 2015

Likely to much Nitrogen in the soil. This can cause lots of lush leaves and no flowering.
Phosphorous is needed and Bone Meal is a great way to add this to the soil.

Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/hibiscus/hibiscus-fertilizing.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/bone-meal-fertilizer.htm

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