Hydrangea Plants
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Should Hydrangea Be Cut Back Every Fall

Zone Pa | acesbaces added on October 8, 2011 | Answered

My hydrangea did not flower this summer. I had cut it back last fall. The leaves came back but no blossoms.

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Nikki
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Answered on October 9, 2011

You may be lacking phosphorus. If there is a lack of phosphorus in the soil, plants will have little to no blooms. You can either use a phosphorus rich fertilizer or add some bone meal to the soil. These articles may help as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/hydrangea/hydrangea-not-blooming.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm

This article will help with pruning: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/hydrangea/prune-hydrangea-bushes-hydrangea-pruning-instructions.htm

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