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Hi everyone, can you tell me whether I should cut down to the ground my leucanthemums, I have four plants which have been lovely, and don't want to lose them through the winter. Many thanks



I normally cut off the flowered stems down to where the plants have made new growth, but as I gather that yours are new, I think it might be wise to leave the stems until spring, as a little protection from severe weather - as you do with some other perennials.

20 Oct, 2011


apart from deadheading I dont cut mine down til I see new growth in spring.

20 Oct, 2011


I expect that's the difference between north and south!

20 Oct, 2011


Thank you both, I'll leave them, I think it's good advice!

20 Oct, 2011



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