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Phormium problem?

PosyPosy Isle of Wight.Posts: 3,209
OH has dramatically coloured phormium which has suffered in this year's weather. The new central leaves are plain green - I will TRY to load photo. Will they colour up or should they be cut out?


  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,171
    They need dividing Posy. The variegated ones get like that over time, and need rejuvenating every so often. Some are worse than others too. A bit like Irises - you  keep the newer bits and discard the old stuff. They grow on quite quickly though.
    It's a bit of a faff to be honest - I'm lazy about doing it, so I have a few Yellow Wave which are more Green Wave now  ;)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

  • PosyPosy Isle of Wight.Posts: 3,209
    Drat! Thank you FG. 
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