Peony Plant
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Peonies

Zone New Ulm, MN 56073 | Anonymous added on June 17, 2017 | Answered

instead of just deheading the blooms, can I cut the entire plant back to 4 inches at this time, instead of waiting until fall.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 18, 2017

No, you will want to let the plant die down naturally, and then cut the stems down to about 3 to 4 inches above the soil in the fall.
This article will help you with this task.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/peony/peony-pruning.htm

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