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By Nige

Middlesex, United Kingdom Gb

I've got a large phormium which flowered last year. The flower stalks are taller than the plant and still there - is it OK to cut them off ? Also the plant was badly affected by the snow this winter, is it OK to cut it back heavily - to a stump ?

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cut the flower stalks down to the base, remove any dead or dying leaves, but go carefully so as not to cut off any newly emerging growth.

23 Apr, 2010


Thanks Bamboo, very helpful.

8 May, 2010

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