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Q.My Soil Is Sticky In Nature. Is It Good For Dwarf Ixora Potted Plant?

Zone 641112 | Anonymous added on April 25, 2021 | Answered

Its been a year I bought this plant. It is not growing nor flowering but its green. Kindly suggest what could be done to make it grow faster and bear flowers.

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Answered on April 26, 2021

I suggest getting your soil tested to see if it needs nutrients or amendments and what the soil pH is. Then you will know where to correct. They need a pH of 5, which is fairly acidic. They also need well draining soil.

If you prefer, you could dig it up and put it in a container of potting soil mixed with 1/3 peat to lower the pH. Here are growing instructions:



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