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B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,042
I have a few calibrachoa that have survived the winter. They are woody and leggy but still have leaves near the top of the stems. Should I cut them back or replant where stems will be out of sight?
PS I assume they're cals because I removed the bidens and verbena and I don't think I planted any other trailers .
In London. Keen but lazy.

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Derbyshire but with a Nottinghamshire postcode. Posts: 16,463
    You could take cuttings from the soft sections.  Give it a feed and a good watering and some heat to induce more cuttable shoots.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,042
    I could @fidgetbones but I'm awful lazy. 😊
    Cuttings are doable. Pruning and repotting. Even feeding and watering  - but heat? 
    I wonder if they root in water. I'll try that.. 
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • JessicaSJessicaS East Midlands, UKPosts: 658
    Mine overwinter sometimes, yes cut back and they will regrow :)
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,042
    Thanks @JessicaS that's just the advice your lazy gardener wants to hear😏
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,042
    propagation looks very promising. Some of the stems lying on the soil have put out little roots.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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