Why your plant is not flowering and remains unhealthy ?



A blooming plant or one with healthy fruits will make you happy especially when you have them in your own garden.

Imagine a condition in which you are taking care of your plants for a long time and still they are not flowering or your efforts to keep them healthy are not enough. Moreover, it is always disappointing when a cherished specimen suddenly looks sick.

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You won’t get real pleasure of flowering unless you learn how to take care of them.

So, what are the reasons that your plant is not flowering or remains unhealthy? It is not always the insects or pests to blame for.

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Here are some common reasons for unhealthy and non flowering plant.

  1. Choose the right plant –

A most important task is to choose a plant that can be expected to flourish in conditions you can provide. Always buy healthy specimen and protect them on their way home.

Even the leaf, stem or flower problems can occur and you should learn to recognize the cause of problems so that you can take immediate action.

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  1. Soil quality –

The quality and type of soil is the most important factor for the overall health of the plants. As a general rule, most of the plants require well-drained loamy soil that can provide good aeration to the roots. Nutrient rich ready to use soil by Nurserylive is best for your plants.

So, for overall health choose a well amended best quality soil that suits your plant. Only garden soil is not sufficient for plants; it should be well amended with different additives like Perlite, Peat moss, dried Sphagnum moss, Coco peat, Vermicompost etc. to make sure plants are getting required conditions.

Try out our best soil and fertilizer products for enhanced soil quality and thereby enhanced flowering.

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  1. Plant food / Fertilizer

A well-drained garden mix soil is always the best option to keep plants healthy but it is not the ultimate thing that plants require. Like humans, plants also require food for survival. This food is in the form of nutrients in the soil.

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If the plants are potted then all the available nutrients will wash away over a time making your plants strive. Remember, a starving plant is most prone to get sick and naturally it won’t produce flowers.  So, don’t let them starve.  Use plant-specific or general purpose fertilizers and manures, may be instant or slow release.

Try out Maxi grow for enhanced flowering and Growtabbs for overall plant growth.

  1. Over watering

Remember no life can survive without water. Many plants can cope with infrequent watering in winter but failed to provide sufficient water during growing season soon leads to wilting of leaves or non-flowering.

However, over watering is the most general cause your indoor plant will die or get sick. So, the right amount of water should be applied to water, not less not more.

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  1. Light

Many flowering plants require at least 4-6 hours of sunlight for proper blooming. Plants need light for photosynthesis, the process in which plant will prepare its food.  Less light will make plant undergo stress affecting its ability to produce flowers and become unhealthy.

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  1. Temperature

Temperature affects blooming. High temperature can damage the blooming cycle. Low temperatures can damage buds hampering the flowering. However, it all depends on the plant and its blooming cycle. Some require low temperature whereas some moderate or high.

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  1. Check for bugs

If all the required conditions are met for a plant’s growth and still it is unhealthy and not flowering then your plant may be under bug attack or infected.

Remove unhealthy and infected parts and apply good quality organic fertilizer for boosting plant immunity. You can use Neem cake to fight against bugs/insects in your soil

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Whatever may be the reason behind your plant becoming unhealthy, it is always advised and suggested to enhance the natural ability of plant to defend against odds.

Use of organic plant fertilizers, best quality soil mix and additives like Biogrow will definitely make your plant flowering and healthy.

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