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Why won't my Skimmia flower?


By Ali226

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have a skimmia in a hanging basket which, although is fed, watered and looked after generally is looking very sorry for itself - yellowing and not flowering. Is it beyond help?



Skimmias prefer acid soil, so it probably needs the compost to be replace with ericaceous compost. for a quick boost, give it a feed with sequestrene (available at GCs.)

21 Nov, 2008


I was going to say the same as Spritz. They need ericaceous compost

21 Nov, 2008


Also using rainwater rather than tap water would be a good idea if you are in a hard water area

21 Nov, 2008

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