Denise Marr in Seven Hills, Seven Hills New South Wales
Nature of problem:
Can only ding less than a foot into soil, not soil it looks like road base.
Type of Plant (if known):
Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself):
No flowers only buds
Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type:
How often do you water the plant:
Two to three days Summer may be more if over 40degrees.
How many hours of sunlight does the plant get each day:
Abt 7 hours a lot more in summer
How long since you planted it:
Have you fertilised? If so, with what and when:
Is the plant indoors or outdoors:
Is the plant in a pot or in the ground:
What other treatments have you given the plant:
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I would like to transplant this into a pot and feed is it possible when and with what. Last spring – summer Buds but no flowers.
My mum used to put tea leaves onto the soil and her’s was beautifull.
Thank You so much for your time.
Hi Denise, Crepe myrtles do best in the ground. Even Seven Hills soil is good enough for them. Try to dig it over a bit and use some EveryDrop soil wetting agent. If you must pot it up, choose a pot no less than 60cm in diameter and use a premium potting mix, and do it now. Don