Container Gardens/Fertilization

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When growing a deciduous plant in a container, should I still fertilize the plant after it has lost its leaves?

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Hi Brandon,,,treat it the same way you would , if it was in the ground, when a deciduous plant/tree sheds its leaves,,,it is in essence, going to sleep and when you or I sleep, we don't eat; the same in a container, wait until new growth commences before you begin fertilizing. One thing to keep in mind however....it will need occasional watering,,,but lightly and with good drainage. Nick  

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nick mccann

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I can give concise answers on growing plants in containers instead of the ground, why and how to plant them and how to maintain them.

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Master Gardner in Charlotte County Florida,,with 10 years experience.

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Master Gardner Association of Charlotte County, Florida

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Associates Degree

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I am currently also an expert in the Tropical Plant dept.

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