Saturday, November 19, 2011

My hydrangea has not bloomed in years?

It bloomed every year for a couple of years, then it was accidentally mowed down to the ground about 3 years ago and it hasnt bloomed since. any suggestions on what the problem could be?

My hydrangea has not bloomed in years?
It was decapitated?!!!! Heck, you wouldn't flower either if that happened to you.

But, seriously, it probably just needs time. Unless, the top of the plant stock was also cut off. Then, it may be best to just replace it.

Not being into planticide, however, I would personally dig around it and add some acidic liquid fertilizer (like "Miracid") and mulch with some pine needles, if you have any around. Water regularly, especially during very dry periods. It will also benefit from some iron/zinc fertilizer once during the flowering season (use "Ironite" - not a lot - dig it in and water it thoroughly).

Poor little guy......
Reply:maybe dig it up and check it out and ad some fertilizer
Reply:check out P. Allens web site --he is good
Reply:Your Hydrangea could be one variety that bloom on old wood. Since it has been mowed down, the old mature stems were cut off. These old stem would have been where the flowering stem would come out from. Give it some time to produce more mature stems. Give it some balanced fertilizer this growing period. If it is almost the same height as when it was blooming, a little bit of bloom booster would help applied once a month. If you live in a place where you get frosts, you will have to protect these mature stems from freezing. Once they freeze, so would the possible flower stem buds resulting in no flowers. Good Luck and hope that helps.

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