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By Jfox

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Is it good practice to deadhead daffodils after flowering or will this affect the ability to flower next year?

Jon Fox, Lincoln



no deadheading helps the plant build a new flower for next year. when you have dead headed you can feed them too. all this will help next years flowers form. after about 6-8 weeks you can take off the folliage.

6 Apr, 2011


Dead heading helps it to flower next year and to build up the bulb for next year and also let all the foliage die down before you remove it

6 Apr, 2011


I cut the flower stems right down rather than just deadheading as the deadheaded stems look a bit forlorn - is this OK?

6 Apr, 2011


yes it is bernard. I actaully take the stalk out too, stops the stiff little beggars spoiling the 'view' haha.

7 Apr, 2011

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