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Fertilizer for vine maple and giant chain fern

Posted by country_in_the_city 9/15 CA (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 20, 12 at 15:59

Hi, i get very confused by fertilizers and rarely use them. i think however that i need to fertilize my vine maple and giant chain fern. We've got osmocote, a 4-4-4, azalea fert, citrus fert and rose fert on hand. Are any of those suitable for maple or fern?

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RE: Fertilizer for vine maple and giant chain fern

Recommended for vine maple: only a top-dress of compost but the Osmocote slow-release with low N-P-K numbers will have a similar effect.

Don't fertilize chain fern. They resent it.

RE: Fertilizer for vine maple and giant chain fern

^You can top-dress the chain fern with compost. But I wouldn't bother with anything else.

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