Peony Plant
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peony plants

Zone Astoria Oregon 97103 | gssalscharter.net added on October 1, 2017 | Answered

I live in the most nothern coast of the Pacific Northwest aand I am wondering if I should cut back my peony plants and if so how much to leave when cut back. Thank You

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MichiganDot
Answered on October 1, 2017

Peonies send up new shoots from the ground, not from last year's growth. If the leaves now longer look good, go ahead and cut it down. I leave one or two inches of stem to mark where the plant is located. If the stems have botrytis spots, remove all infected parts. Clean the area well so disease doesn't overwinter in plant debris.

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