Bougainvillea fact sheet
They can either go outside in a sheltered garden or can be
They may need to
Pests aren’t very
common on bougainvilleas, but still exist!
Red spider mite, greenfly and white fly are the main culprits.
They can either be washed off with soapy water or sprayed with an
insecticide such as Naturen.
Potting should be
done once a year, preferably in the Spring.
The compost should have a pH of 6.5.
John Innes No 3 is good, with either grit or bark chippings to aid
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