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Have I killed my buddleia

Hard pruned it today due to it seriously blocking the sun. Really hope I’ve not killed it with rashness. 


  • LynLyn Posts: 21,957
    Well its different!    You usually cut these down to about a foot from the ground in March. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Buddleias are bomb-proof. You will get new foliage in a few weeks.
  • If you have managed to kill it, I'm sure there are many people out there who would be interested to learn how you achieved it ;)
    Me being one of them ✋😊
  • Ahaha thanks everyone! It was blocking light from our whole garden and had to go!
  • GrasslyGrassly Posts: 66
    edited September 2020
    I chopped both of mine down to a stump last year as they had grown way too big and they were up and flowering again this summer, I'm glad as the bees and butterflies love it.
  • FireFire Posts: 17,116
    "Have I killed my buddleia?"


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