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by Phil and Laura on January 19, 2004 07:36 PM
MY PLANT HAS 2 OLD FLOWERS ON IT AND NOW THERE ARE 2 NEW ONES. WHAT DO I DO WITH THE FADING FLOWERS ? NIP THEM OFF OR LET THEM FALL OFF ?? THANKS. LAURA [dunno]
by Sherri on January 19, 2004 08:49 PM
Laura,
Now I'm not an expert here, but my own rule of thumb is to nip the old growth so that the plant doesn't waste valuable energy on it, especially when there is new growth coming out. That way the plant will focus all of it's nutrients and what not on the new growth and not on trying to keep the old stuff going. [Wink]

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by Phil and Laura on January 20, 2004 07:41 AM
THANKS SHERRI !! ONE OF MY NEW FLOWERS OPENED WHILE I WAS AT WORK. SO I WILL TAKE THE OLD ONES OFF. THEY SURE ARE PRETTY..PINK AND WHITE. LOOKS LIKE A CANDY CANE. [Wink] LAURA
by njoynit on January 22, 2004 03:55 PM
you want to nip...only time i don't is if i cross to make seeds.and am not doing so this year

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