Fruit Trees

Lots of Plant Greenery, Little Amount of Fruit


Ferne added on August 10, 2012 | Answered

What would the reason be for lots of plant growth but very little fruit?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 11, 2012

Too much nitrogen. This causes lots of lush foliage growth but little to no blooms or fruit. You can fix this by adding more phosphorus to the soil either with a phosphorus-rich fertilizer or bone meal. These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/bone-meal-fertilizer.htm

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