Fuchsia and Petunia plants for hanging baskets
I have bought Fuchsia and Petunia plants online, which I have planted in small pots before I transfer to hanging baskets. Should I pinch out new growth to make the plants bushier?
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Yes, if you desire more bushy plants, you can start pinching provided your plants have produced at least 2-3 sets of true leaves. Just keep in mind that pinching usually delays flowering.
Here is a link to an article that has nice visuals on the transformation a fuchsia can take through the pinching process: