Gardenia Plants

Yellow Leaves on Outside Gardenia


pattio41 added on April 17, 2013 | Answered

First time for me to have a gardenia which was given to me at Christmas. It is now planted outside and has gone from deep green to very light green since planted and now has yellow leaves. I should mention I live in Florida and it is in direct sunlight. It is blooming but all the leaves are turning yellow. It was planted in the dirt from the ground and I have not fed it and don't know what to use to fertilize. It is watered by way of sprinklers every few nights.

Can you help me? Thank you.


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 18, 2013

First of all, these shrubs prefer a little shade, especially in the afternoon when it's hottest outside. These articles should help with caring for your plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/helping-a-gardenia-bush-with-yellow-leaves.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-plant.htm

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