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does plant-tone ruin blossoms?

Posted by lalala 6 (Metro Boston) (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 14, 10 at 14:27

I planted my impatiens with a small amount of plant-tone about three weeks ago. They got battered by a hard rainstorm last week and most of the blossoms fell off, but all the neighbors' impatiens look great now, and mine have basically no flowers at all. I see a few buds. The leaves look good and they're spreading nicely. Could the plant-tone be encouraging leaves at the expense of flowers? Anything I can do about it now? thanks!!

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RE: does plant-tone ruin blossoms?

No it doesn't

RE: does plant-tone ruin blossoms?

  • Posted by lalala 6 (Metro Boston) (My Page) on
    Wed, Jun 23, 10 at 12:13

Thanks. The flowers have started coming back this week.

RE: does plant-tone ruin blossoms?

Impatiens don't need much fertilizer. Too much will encourage growth instead of blooms.

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