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do i cut? when? how much, thankyou.



I rake out the old leaves and cut off the plumes in late winter/early spring - in fact I've already done it. I also give it a feed.

If it's getting out of hand, some people cut them off (with a chainsaw!) or even burn them to the ground, and let them start again. Or - lift and split! I haven't done that but I have heard that other people have.

24 Mar, 2009


If it is safe and possible burning is the best. Cut back hard and rake out as Spritz says if you can't burn it.

24 Mar, 2009

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