How to Fertilize Hydrangeas for the Best Blooms



Understanding how to fertilize hydrangeas also requires knowing what variety of hydrangea it is. Each type of hydrangea may have different needs when it comes to fertilization

This story will guide gardeners on how to achieve gorgeous blooming hydrangeas simply by using the correct fertilizer at the right time and applying it in the proper way to help the hydrangeas reach their maximum growth potential.

The Different Types of Fertilizer

- Organic Fertilizer - Inorganic Fertilizer - Liquid - Granular - Spikes

When to Fertilize Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are deciduous shrubs, so they naturally lose their foliage and go dormant in the wintertime. Hydrangeas begin preparing for dormancy in the fall season. 

Best Time for Fertilizing  Hydrangeas

1. Early Spring: Early spring is the best time for the first application as the hydrangeas are coming out of dormancy. 2. Before the Hydrangeas  Bloom: When hydrangeas bloom will depend on the type of hydrangeas planted. 

Types of Hydrangeas

- Bigleaf Hydrangeas - Panicle Hydrangeas - Smooth Hydrangeas - Oakleaf Hydrangeas - Climbing Hydrangeas

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