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When to start fertilizing?

Posted by debrichard z5 Mich (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 12, 11 at 10:35

Hi, it will be a month probably before I move the palms outside for the summer, but when do I start fertilizing? I brought back a 5lb. bag of palm fert. from Fla. and realize it won't be enough, especially since my 2 queen palms are 9" in diameter! So where to buy more? I've never seen it at Lowe's or HD.
Thank you!


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RE: When to start fertilizing?

Might have to go on line to find actual palm fertilizer.

I think in zone 5 May would be the right month to fertilize
and with this crazy spring it makes even more sense.

We have already had 4-5 days in the 80s here but looks
cool and chill over the weekend.

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RE: When to start fertilizing?

Yes! we were 84 degrees or so on Sunday, it was great!
Thanks, i'll check online, or maybe Lowe's will order for me since I got it at a Lowe's in Fla.


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