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Q.Remove Last Year’s Growth

linedancer4 added on April 5, 2012 | Answered

Can you please tell me if I should remove last year’s growth from red hot pokers? At the moment I have them tied up from ground. House area Dorset.
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Answered on April 5, 2012

You can trim back foliage as it begins to decline or any old growth, but don't cut it back entirely. Leaves a few inches of foliage on the plants. Also mulch around them both to conserve moisture in warm temps and protect the plant in cold.

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