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Gardenias growing in containers need bright light or filtered shade with no direct sun. To grow them with success, make sure you follow the below requirements. Fertilize Gardenias every weeks during their growing season March to October with a dilute fertilizer for acid-loving plants.

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Propagate Gardenias in early spring with in. Don't let the soil dry out and don't over-water your Gardenias or the flower buds will not open and may even drop off. Extra humidity is important in keeping down spider mites that thrive under dry conditions. Dip the end of the stem cuttings into a rooting hormone, place it into a light mix of soil with perlite and keep it moist. In order to drain away excess fertilizer salts in the soil, water with distilled water once a month.

Gardenia Requirements Gardenias are beautiful subtropical plants which may be fussy and quite temperamental in their cultural needs. Although a Gardenia plant prefers full sun, some shade is appreciated during the warmer months of the year or its leaves may scorch and its buds may fall off if they get too much sunlight.

Make sure your Gardenia soil

Gardenias grown indoors should receive at least hours of direct sunlight through a sunny window. Add plenty of organic matter to the soil such as peat moss or manure to enhance the growth of your plant. Gardenias like soil that is rich in nutrients. Keep the soil consistently damp but not soggy.

This species can be difficult to grow because it originated in warm humid tropical areas. Make sure your Gardenia soil is moist and well-drained.

Potting soils developed especially for gardenias are available. Florida is cultivated as a house plant. Check regularly for white flies and mealybugs, using a horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to control these pests. Gardenias demand high humidity to thrive.

Do not fertilize from November to February. In cooler areas, they can tolerate full sun, especially if their roots are covered with organic mulch.