Gardenia Plants

Help Gardenia Bloom


Anonymous added on April 20, 2014 | Answered

I was told to put Epsom Salts on Gardenias to help them bloom. Plant is a year old, green and healthy, but has not set any blossoms yet.


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Nikki
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Answered on November 30, -0001

Epsom salt is magnesium sulphate. For gardenias, this will help prevent yellowing of the leaves but has nothing to do with blooming really. Give it some bone meal instead. That will add phosphorus. Gardenias that have too little phosphorus will look lush but will lack flowers. This article will give some other tips: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-care-to-get-a-gardenia-bush-to-bloom.htm

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