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Am I supposed to be taking OFF the tendrils on my sweetpeas or LEAVING them on, please?



Leave them on unless you want them to flop all over the place. They use these tendrils to climb up twiggy structures, wire or string.

27 Jun, 2010


Leave them on.

27 Jun, 2010


leave them on, but cut the flowers regularly and they flower more...

27 Jun, 2010


Thank you all for your advice regarding my sweetpeas - BUT .. I leave the tendrils on until they have reached the top but after that, they tend to cling to eachother and get very tangled. Someone said "Take them off".

27 Jun, 2010


I do half and half . I leave the ones that cling to supports and nip off the others so that they don,t cling and distort growth

27 Jun, 2010


Thanks Helen60garden that answers my question

28 Jun, 2010

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