Can Food Change the Color of a Plant?

Nitrogen, a component in plant food, promotes dark green plant growth. Soil pH affects some flower colors; mophead hydrangeas turn from blue to pink as the soil becomes more alkaline.

Keywords: dark green growth, nitrogen, flower colors

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