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Leggy Cuttings

I’ve got quite a few cuttings growing away in the conservatory and cold frame, penstemons & the like.
Quite a few are getting a bit leggy so I’d like to know if it’s okay to pinch them out at this time of the year?
Thank you & Merry Christmas 🎅🏻

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,863
    I wouldn’t bother to pinch out penstemon because in the Spring they start to grow again from the ground (pot) and you cut all the old stuff right off. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • SmudgesDadSmudgesDad DevonPosts: 57
    Thank you.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,863
    Don’t worry if they go mouldy or fungusy, it will all chop off and the new growth will be fine.  Keep them fairly dry. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • SmudgesDadSmudgesDad DevonPosts: 57
    👍🏼🙂
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