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Q.When do cockscomb and Harsingar plants flower

Zone Delhi | manmathnath added on August 24, 2014 | Answered

I have plants of Harsingar (Coral Jasmine) which have not flowered for one year. When do I expect it to flower? I planted Cockscomb (Celosia) in April. There is no flowering till now. When do they flower?

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Answered on August 26, 2014

For plants that aren't flowering, there are two basic causes to be considered: insufficient light, and too much nitrogen. The latter problem may be helped by working bone meal into the soil, and using less nitrogen-rich fertilizer. Here are two articles on these plants that might offer some insights: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/jasmine/non-flowering-jasmine.htm
I urge you to consult the resources available to you at the Delhi Botanical Garden to help you with any gardening problems you may have.

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