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Q.Why Didn’t My Andromeda Bloom This Spring

Zone Middletown, RI | ngrosner added on April 11, 2023 | Answered

It had all the red blooms as usual in the Fall. But we had a severe cold snap (minus 8 degrees F) for 2 days in January 2023. Ciuld this have caused it not to bloom now? The leaves look fine. There is what appears to be new growth.

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Answered on April 12, 2023

They are, quite, particular about the pH and nutrient content of the soil. I would test these parameters and adjust as necessary. Keep the soil, slightly, acidic and the soil nutrition high.

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