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When should I cut back Coreopsis and ninebark

Zone Syracuse, New York | sechapman added on October 19, 2015 | Answered

Should I cut my Coreopsis and Center Glow Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) back in the fall? If yes, how far to the ground? I live in upstate New York, Syracuse. Thank You!

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on October 21, 2015

The Ninebark shrub does not need regular pruning.
Here is a link with more information.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/banana/growing-cold-hardy-bananas.htm

The Coreopsis can either be allowed to die back naturally or can be cut back to about 3 inches in height for the winter.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/coreopsis/growing-coreopsis-flowers.htm

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