Fertilizer For Oleander Plants – How And When To Feed Oleanders

By Amy Grant If you live in Galveston, Texas or anywhere in USDA zones 9-11, you’re probably familiar with oleanders. I mention Galveston, as it is known as the Oleander City due to the abundant numbers of oleanders planted throughout the city. There is a reason oleanders are such a popular landscape choice in this region. Oleanders are tough and are suited to a variety of soil types. This raises the question of when to feed oleanders. Do you need fertilizer for oleander plants and, if so, what is a good fertilizer for oleander? Fertilizing an Oleander Oleanders are hardy plants that can grow up to 3 feet in one season. Plants damaged by cold will often re-grow from the base. They can live for more than 100 years, reliably providing the gardener with their stunning summer to mid-fall clusters of large (2 inch) double blossoms in dizzying hues of

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