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Q.Deadhead Skimmia Japonica ‘Rubella’ (male)?

Zone SL1 7DL | gill1 added on April 12, 2020 | Answered

I have healthy Skimmia japonica ‘Rubella’ (male). It is now April and the flowers have changed white in colour. Should I deadhead the flowers? Many thanks in advance.

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Answered on April 14, 2020

It isn't necessary to prune them during the active season, and can introduce unnecessary infection. It is advised to prune during dormancy.

This article will help with their care:


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