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HI, I have always grown large headed hydrangers but last year they were so small why and how can I fix them?

Submitted: 04:23PM, 01 Aug 2014
Answer: Hi Julie,
It may be that the soil is lacking the necesary nutrients the plant needs to produce those large heads of flowers.

If you haven’t pruned them this year, it may be a good idea to prune back now to two plump buds on the stems that have previously produced flowers. It is not necesesary to prune those stems that didn’t produce flowers. Once spring arrives, we would suggest applying a good quality fertiliser such as Dynamic Lifter Plus Organic Based Flower Food. This fertiliser will ensure that your hydrangeas receive all the nutrients they need to grow strongly and produce lots of of beautiful large flowering heads. Give them ample water during the hot summer months and apply some mulch around the plant to keep in that vital moisture. I am sure your hydrangea will reward you with lots of flowers this coming summer.
Answered: 04:30PM, 05 Aug 2014


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