I need some help. I planted ball dahlia tubers this spring and now they are just blooming. I am very disappointed.. They don’t lo
ok anything close to what I thought ball dahlias should look like.. What am I doing wrong? They are supposed to be 3 inches in diameter and they are barely an inch and they're not even formed right..
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This is likely a lack of phosphorous and potassium. This will cause deformed flowers, or no flowers at all. I would recommend potassium phosphate, or any flowering plant food. This should take care of the issue. This article will help in the meantime: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/dahlia/dahlia-care-grow-dahlia-plant.htm