Bluffton Hilton Head Hardscape Landscape and Nursery

Sunshine MOST PLANTED Care Guide

Here is a care guide from some of our most common plants used for the Hilton Head Island/ Beaufort/ Bluffton County

Loquat- Prune in March/April for shape, Fertilize is March and again end of September with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Little Gem Magnolia- Prune in October for shape after flower, Fertilize is March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Jack Frost Ligustrum- Prune is March/April and September for shape and size, Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Sweet Viburnum- Prune in March/April and September for shape and size, Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Dwarf Podocarpus- Prune in March/April and September for shape and size, Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Dwarf Yaupon Holly- Prune in March/April and September for shape and size, Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Sasanqua and Dwarf Camellia- Prune in spring after flower, do not prune any time after June as new flower buds will be setting and pruning will remove flowers for the next season, Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Pyramidal Boxwood- Prune every couple weeks to maintain pyramidal shape. Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Encore Azalea- Prune after a flower, whenever the prune is completed the next round of flowering will not occur. Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Pixie Loropetalum- Prune in spring after the plant has flowered. Loropetalum will flower on new growth, so the more pruning that is completed on the plants, the more flowers you will have. Fertilize ins March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Anise- Prune in March/April and September for shape and size, Fertilize in March and October with a Holly Tone or acid fertilizer

Sago Palm- Remove any browned or winter damaged fronds from the palm in early spring. Fertilize in March and October with Palm Tone or palm fertilizer

Philodendron- Remove any browned or winter damaged growth from the plant in early spring. Fertilize in March and October with a Plant Tone or general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer

Variegated Ginger- Remove any browned or winter damaged growth from the plant in early spring. Fertilize in March and October with a Plant Tone or general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer

Blue Plumbago- Remove any browned or winter damaged growth from the plant in early spring. Fertilize in March and October with a Plant Tone or general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer

Goldmound Lantana- Remove any browned or winter damaged growth from the plant in early spring. Fertilize in March and October with a Plant Tone or general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer

 

Society Garlic- Remove any browned or winter damaged growth from the plant in early spring. Fertilize in March and October with a Plant Tone or general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer

Knockout Rose- Prune roses back in early spring before plants begin to grow. Roses call also be pruned in mid-season for size and blooms. Fertilize in March/April and October with a Plant Tone or general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer

Pampas Grass- Grasses can either be left or cut. If you want to cut grasses down, prune in January once grasses have gone dormant but before new growth begins to appear. Fertilize in March/April and October with a Plant Tone or general purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer

 

*this is simply a guide, Sunshine is not responsible for any plants  mistreated or affected by an act of god*