How to Care for a Gardenia?

Answer Gardenias are beautiful plants and once they're established, the gardenia lover is keen to keep them happy. Here is what to do to maintain and care for your gardenia plants.

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How do you care for a gardenia plant?

A gardenia is an evergreen acid loving plant. If you plan to keep it indoors, then be prepared to give it afternoon partial sun. It likes the fertilizer for azalias and rhododendrons, and doesn't l... Read More »

How do I take care of gardenia plants?

PlantingPlant gardenias in well-drained soil that has been improved by the addition of 3 to 4 inches of organic matter--such as compost, manure or peat moss. Locate the plant near a patio or a door... Read More »

How do i care for a gardenia bush?

Start RightLocate gardenias where temperatures are 68 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 60 degrees Fahrenheit at night. High humidity is essential and can not be recreated by misting. Mis... Read More »

How do I care for a gardenia plant?

PlantingProvide a partly shady location out of midday sun for your gardenia plant. If you plant it in the ground, provide a location with well-draining, composted soil. If you're growing a gardenia... Read More »