What Kind of Fertilizer Do You Use on a Holly Bush?

The best fertilizer for a holly bush or tree is a slow-release granular fertilizer designed for acid-loving plants. Avoid using fertilizers high in nitrogen content, such as most common lawn fertilizers, as these can lead to bacterial blight.

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