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    • mattytun
    • By mattytun 31st May 12, 6:22 PM
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    azalea plant
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    • 31st May 12, 6:22 PM
    azalea plant 31st May 12 at 6:22 PM
    Hi can anyone help me please, I bought this "Azalea" 3 years ago the first year it was a mass of red flowers at this time of year but last year and this year its looking like its lost some leaves plus there is less and less flowers

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    • tim_n
    • By tim_n 1st Jun 12, 1:47 PM
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    have you fed it? If not, feed it and keep it watered but not waterlogged.
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    Azaleas set their flowers immediately after flowering. If by any chance you pruned it you will have cut off the following year's flowers. I would also recommend a good feed also.
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    • 2nd Jun 12, 1:58 PM
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    • 2nd Jun 12, 1:58 PM
    Starting too look like mine and my dads. We have very heavy clay soil and the azaleas prefer a well drained acidic soil.

    They need a good feed every now and then and if you have a very alkaline or neutral soil make sure it's an acidic feed.

    Mine look much happier this year with all the extra rain too!
    • mattytun
    • By mattytun 15th Jun 12, 3:22 PM
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    Thanks for your help
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