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How do you treat impatiens in pots?
Last Updated: 15th March, 2020
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Just so, how do you grow impatiens in pots?
Plant impatiens in containers when all danger of frost has passed in spring.
- Purchase impatiens seedlings at a garden center or nursery.
- Harden off the seedlings before planting them in outdoor containers.
- Fill a container to within 1/2 inch of the top with a good quality, lightweight commercial potting mixture.
Furthermore, how do you keep impatiens over winter? A: There are three ways to keep your impatiens. You can simply dig a clump of the plants and keep them in an indoor pot for the winter. You'll need to grow them in plenty of light to keep them healthy. Another option is to take 6 inch long stem cuttings and root them in water.
Likewise, people ask, how long will impatiens last?
Blooms can last 210 days a growing season if impatiens are planted in locations that have long summers, according to the University of Mississippi. At the end of the summer, flowers start to go into dormancy. The first frost will mark the end of your blooms.
What is the best fertilizer for impatiens?
Fertilizer Type Perennial varieties require fertilization each spring after growth resumes, and they also benefit from additional applications every six to eight weeks throughout the growing season. You can use any all-purpose, balanced fertilizer, such as a 13-13-13 or 10-10-10 blend.