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Q.Cab Bleeding Hearts Be Kept Smaller By Pruning Them Back?

Zone 45371 | Slaw@aol.com added on April 5, 2020 | Answered

I would like a smaller size plant….can I accomplish this by pruning or must I plant a smaller version.

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Answered on April 6, 2020

You can keep them a few inches shorter with pruning, but overall their height will be determined by genetics. If your goal is more than just a couple of inches shorter, then it will be much easier to plant a smaller cultivar.

Here is an article that will offer more information on their care:


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