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Questions About Lycianthes Plants

Asked by
Anonymous on
February 23, 2014

Q. Potato Bush (Lycianthes)

Why does my potato bush not flower?

Answered by
Nikki on
February 23, 2014
Certified Expert
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The phosphorus in the soil may have been depleted. This is what helps with flowering. Bone meal is a good organic ammendment to fix this. You can also use a high phosphorus fertilizer (typically sold as a 'bloom booster' fertilizer).

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Asked by
jpereda1 on
August 20, 2019
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Q. What is the best way to chop down/remove a potato bush tree??

I want to remove a potato bush tree that is blocking an entry to the yard

Answered by
BushDoctor on
August 21, 2019
Certified Expert
A.

I would recommend cutting it down, and digging out the roots. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/removing-existing-plants.htm

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