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Q.What Are The Okra Like Growth On My Butterfly Bushes

Zone 81147 | Anonymous added on September 5, 2021 | Answered

I live at 7500 ft in CO. My butterfly bushes have developed growths that resemble okra in very late August and now early Sept. do they go to seed or bolt. What, if anything, should I do?

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Answered on September 20, 2021

Those are seed pods! If you want the plant to reproduce, then leave them. If you want to force energy back into the plant, you may cut them off.

This article will help you to care for the plant:


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