Jacaranda Trees

Tree Disease


jvpalmer added on January 15, 2017 | Answered

What is causing my jacaranda tree to not flourish - i.e. few flowers and spasmodic new leaf growth?


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Alisma
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 16, 2017

First, make sure your jacaranda tree is growing in an appropriate environment for the species. Jacarandas need well-drained, preferably sandy soil, and they flower best if their soil is not very rich in organic matter.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/jacaranda/jacaranda-tree-information.htm

Check this article to see if your jacaranda may have one of the problems discussed here:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/jacaranda/jacaranda-tree-problems.htm

Also, exposure to excessive nitrogen fertilizer or lack of phosphorus in the soil can cause many plants to flower poorly.

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