Growing tips for Balsam
1. Plant balsam in an area that receives full sun to partial shade.
2. Keep the soil moist but not soggy. Water regularly.
3. Fertilize balsam every 2-4 weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
4. Remove spent flowers to encourage more blooms.
5. Cut back balsam after flowering to encourage bushier growth.
6. Divide balsam every 3-4 years, in the early spring before new growth begins.
7. Monitor for pests, such as aphids, that can damage the plant.