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Impatiens Plantings

Just purchased Impatiens plants. Being “late” in the season to start, the plants are single stems with no fullness. If I pinch the plants back, can I thereby force them to become fuller instead of single stems?

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#1 Comment By Heather On 06/21/2011 @ 12:18 pm

Yes, this works well. Just nip (aka pinch) the very top end of the stem and this will kill the terminal bud and force the secondary buds to grow as branches.

#2 Comment By hutch On 06/22/2011 @ 5:13 pm

thank you

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