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do we cut the male flower off

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What I do is cut the male flower, peel the petals back, and pollenate the females on other plants just in case the bees don't do it. They only last a day, and this ensures pollenization happens.

22 Jun, 2010


That's what I would do too.

22 Jun, 2010


Otherwise, not really necessary to cut them--they fall off naturally once they fade.

23 Jun, 2010

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