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By Rayham

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom Gb

The flower spike on my phormium is now carrying the seed pods. As the plant is in a pot, would it be better to remove the spike for the benefit of the foliage or would that be detrimental to the plant?


On plant Phormium tenax

Phormium_tricolor

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If the flowers are finished, cut the spike out from the base. Nice phormium, like the colour.

12 Jul, 2010

 

Thanks for your advice. As it is in a pot, It seemed to me that it might be better to remove the spike. If it had been in the ground, I think I would have just left it to do it's own thing. The variety is Tricolour. So, thanks again.

12 Jul, 2010

 

As the plant is in a pot, it seemed to me that it would be better to remove the spike. If it had been in the ground, I would probably left it to do it's own thing.

Thanks for your advice. The variety is Tricolor.

12 Jul, 2010

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