Gardenia Plants
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Why does my gardenia keep putting out buds, but then fall off without opening?

Zone 34608 | Amandalovely added on June 16, 2019 | Answered

My Gardenia is lush and green. It keeps growing new buds but they fall off almost immediately after forming. Sometimes where they fall off it is brown and mushy. Sometimes they are firm and green where they separated. What am I doing wrong?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 17, 2019

This is very common but, unfortunately, has several causes. These plants can be quite finicky.

This article will help you get to the bottom of the issue: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-flowers-gardenia-buds-falling-off-plant.htm

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