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Q.how and when should I prune lemon verbena

Zone Bishopton PA7 5ED | SHartley added on September 4, 2018 | Answered

I have two new plants which have been growing in the greenhouse through summer. They have grown tall and leggy,

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Answered on September 4, 2018

Lemon verbena responds to pruning by producing new leaves at the whorl immediately below the cut rather than along the entire stem. As a result, this shrub can grow leggy. It requires regular pruning throughout the year to increase leaf production. Snip off leggy stems just above a leaf whorl.

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