Slide 1: Indoor Azalea

Azalea indoor houseplant

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Planted outdoors, azalea explodes with vibrantly colorful blooms in a spring spectacle that makes the shrub a forever favorite. So it's only natural that shoppers feel tempted by the indoor, florist’s azalea for sale at local stores. However, the fine print is that, unless you take special care, the party isn't going to last long. First, indoor azalea likes it cool and humid, a combination it can be tricky to create artificially. Also, indoor azalea needs slightly acidic soil, meaning that unless you repot it, vinegar must be added to all the water you give the plant. Note that indoors, azalea insists on damp (not soggy) soil at all times. Do all of the above, and you can keep azalea going strong indoors. But getting it to bloom again next year? That's a whole other story....


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