Hydrangeas are plant staples in Hamptons landscapes. Here are some general guidelines for how to care for your hydrangea:
General care guidelines for your Hydrangea:
-Choose a spot where your hydrangea will receive part shade to sun
-Water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil.
-Newly planted hydrangeas may wilt during the heat of the day; yellow leaf discoloration may indicate over-watering.
–Do not prune in the fall. Prune when there is growth, usually in the spring or the summer.
-Hydrangea blooms peak in the summer, but blooms may occur from spring into fall.
-Slow Release Fertilizer: Use common fertilizer that gradually supplies nutrients in 6-8 weeks.
-Acidic Fertilizer: Best for acid loving plants & when leaves turn yellow on new growth plants.
*Acidic Fertilizers make blooms bluer, less acid in the soil will cause flo
–Do not fertilize in the late summer
*excludes Tree Form and field plants