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Q.Can I Cut Back My Hardy Primrose Foliage?

fancypants added on June 24, 2011 | Answered

My primrose is done blooming and I would like to cut back the foliage to make room for the plants around it.

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Answered on June 29, 2011

If you cut back green foliage, it can harm the plant's ability to build energy for surviving the winter and blooming next year. You should only cut back yellow leaves, as these are dead and no longer help the plant build energy.

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