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By Annec

Monmouthshire, United Kingdom Gb

The petunias in my pots have been wonderful, but are starting to look long and leggy. Someone suggested cutting them back to encourage them to bush up a bit, I'm a bit nervous to try it. What do you suggest?



Go for it,they will make new growth and flowers,and should continue for a long
time yet.

15 Jul, 2010


You will probably also need to feed them some Growmore or suchlike, if you aren't already.

15 Jul, 2010


Thank-you for the prompt reply.
I have been growing them in pots for years, but had no idea I should trim them
back. They are looking decidedly bedraggled after todays storms. So hopefully they will perk up.
Yes I do feed them so will continue to do so.

15 Jul, 2010


Welcome to GoY,Anne,glad to help....

16 Jul, 2010


Welcome Anne never be afraid to ask questions as others get the benefit of the replies I have just spent a very windy 30 mins deadheading my Petunias to help them carry on flowering and then I will cut them back too when they get too leggy.

16 Jul, 2010

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