Gardenia Plants
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What causes Gardenia buds to drop without flowering?

Zone 77450 | GGardener67 added on June 30, 2019 | Answered

Gardenia was flowering when I bought it; now buds prolifically but buds wilt and drop.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 1, 2019

These plants do not tolerate change, at all. Their environmental needs are many, and humidity is usually the cause for bud drop. Really, almost any disturbance will stop flowering.

This article will go over how to prevent this, and what causes it.

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