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Q.is ericaceous compost ok for planting indoor gardenia?

Zone north east england | alukesa added on May 21, 2014 | Answered

I wish to pot a newly acquired gardenia plant.

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Answered on May 21, 2014

Yes, since gardenias are classed as ericaceous plants, compost (potting soil) mixed for acid-lovers should work. Gardenias grow best in pH of 5.0 - 6.0, you may want to do a simple pH test now and then. This article has more tips on growing gardenias in pots: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/growing-gardenias-indoors.htm

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