Dogwood trees require ideal growing conditions and a specific location in order to bloom. Proper fertilizers and the right mulch are also important for a dogwood tree to bloom.Know More
Dogwood trees should be planted in a location that receives partial sun, has high humidity and features well-drained soil. Larger trees near a dogwood tree should provide much-needed shade.
Fertilizers can harm a dogwood tree and prevent it from blooming. When fertilizing the lawn, provide a large circumference around the tree that does not get fertilized. Apply mulch around the base of the tree to provide favorable soil conditions and encourage growth.Learn more about Trees & Bushes
The blooms of a dogwood tree are affected by the amount of sunlight, nitrogen and water the plant receives. The timing of pruning and cold snaps also factor into the amount of blooms the tree produces.Full Answer >
The best time to transplant a dogwood tree is when it is dormant in the winter or before the leaves come out in the spring. This gives the tree time to rebound before it blooms. Care must be taken in the winter to transplant when the soil is well-drained and loose. The dogwood should not be planted when freezing temperatures affect the soil layer.Full Answer >
Bougainvilleas may not bloom if they are overwatered, are exposed to light at night, are not pruned, have not been properly fertilized or do not have enough sun. There are also some types of bougainvilleas that do not bloom until the fall.Full Answer >
Cherokee chief, Cherokee princess, Cherokee daybreak, mystery, purple glory, Cherokee sunset, Canadian bunchberry, common dogwood, cornelian cherry, flowering dogwood, kousa dogwood, northern swamp, Pacific, pagoda, red osier, rough leaf, stiff and Swedish cornel are just a few of the over 100 varieties of dogwoods that grow in the United States. Dogwoods do well in warmer climates but can be grown in almost all zones.Full Answer >