Gardeners have lots of options when choosing a holly plant fertilizer.Compost or well-rotted livestock manuremake excellent (and often free) slow-release fertilizers that continue to feed the plant throughout the season. A complete fertilizer that contains eight to ten percent nitrogen is another good choice.
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How much fertilizer do you put on a holly tree?
Holly-tone recommends three cups per inch (1 L per 2.5 cm.) of trunk diameter for trees and one cup per inch (0.25 L per 2.5 cm.) of branch length for shrubs. Replace the mulch and water slowly and deeply after applying the fertilizer. Slow watering allows the fertilizer to sink into the soil rather than running off.
What is the best Holly fertilizer for Roses?
Bayer Advanced Rose Flower Care The Bayer Advanced Rose Flower Care is the best Holly Fertilizer on the market for Roses, Hibiscus, Irises, so many more plants. It is a 3 in 1 product that acts as insect control, disease control, and fertilizer.
What do you feed a holly tree?
When feeding my Holly trees, I use a slow-release shrub and tree fertilizer that contains iron and sulfur at rates recommended on the product label. Alternatively, you can feed with mild, organic plant food .
How much fertilizer for Camellia & Holly tone?
When using Holly-tone or an azalea and camellia fertilizer, follow the directions on the container because formulations vary. Holly-tone recommends three cups per inch of trunk diameter for trees and one cup per inch of branch length for shrubs. Replace the mulch and water slowly and deeply after applying the fertilizer.