Arbutus Plants

Will Picking Flowers Off Arbutus Plant Kill It

dollym67 added on May 19, 2015 | Answered

Would like to know if picking arbutus flowers killed the arbutus plants years ago.

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Answered on May 19, 2015

My research indicates that this is very possible if the flowers were improperly picked. Given that the stems of the arbutus plant are tough, it is very easy to dislodge the plant by its roots and many arbutus plants have perished at the hands of flower pickers.

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