Kousa Dogwood
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Lack of flowers

Zone Bedford,MA 01730 USA | doorakian@aol.com added on June 5, 2017 | Answered

Here in MA, I have a 20 year old Cornus Kousa Dogwood that has bloomed profusely for most of its lifetime with its exception being this Spring with only 5.% of the tree in bloom. Each year, the bloom period is from June 1-Sept 1, with fruit/seed forming after this point Why? What action should I take?

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dawnjhiking
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Answered on June 6, 2017

Hello,

Thank you for sending us your gardening question.

Since your tree has been established for years, you may consider amending the soil to add organic material such as manure or compost and adding a fertilizer high in phosphorus.

Here is an article you might find helpful:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/dogwood/dogwood-tree-not-flowering.htm

Please let us know if you have any other gardening questions and happy gardening!

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