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Q.Do you ever trim Autumn ferns when they get too tall?

Zone Jacksonville,NC 28540 | Anonymous added on June 10, 2020 | Answered

They are planted in front of boxwood shrubs and they completely hide the boxwoods.

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Answered on June 10, 2020

You can cut back old fronds after new growth begins in spring, but I would not "shorten" fronds. That would not look good. Better to move it to a place where it can shine in all its glory.


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