Beautiful Jacaranda flowers in Brisbane, Australia.

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Beautiful Jacaranda flowers in Brisbane, Australia.

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer The jacaranda tree, Jacaranda mimosifolia, produces attractive purple-blue flowers that form a lovely carpet when they fall to the ground. When these trees bloom abundantly, they are truly magnificent. Many gardeners plant jacarandas in hopes of seeing them in flower every year. However, jacarandas can be fickle trees, and making a jacaranda bloom can be a challenge. Even a tree that has bloomed abundantly in past years may fail to bloom. If you are wondering how to get a jacaranda to bloom, this article will tell you what you need to know. Jacaranda Tree Not Blooming If your jacaranda tree fails to bloom, check these factors and adjust accordingly: Age: Depending on how they are grown, jacarandas may bloom for the first time between two and fourteen years after planting. Grafted trees tend to produce their first blooms on the earlier side

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