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Can anyone please explain to me how to actually deadhead Geum please.

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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 40,891
    Just snip off the spent heads. It's best to take the stem down low enough to be hidden by the foliage, unless there are other buds still to open. Or wait until all the flowers on a stem are finished and take the whole stem off. 
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Eddie CrossanEddie Crossan Posts: 13
    Excellent thank you .
  • Fran IOMFran IOM Posts: 1,508
    From what @Fairygirl has explained I don't think it differs from what I said in your duplicate thread Geum. There isn't really any alternative. Just straight forward cutting the dead heads off. 
  • Eddie CrossanEddie Crossan Posts: 13
    Thanks Fran I didn't doubt you would be correct .I have only been on here a few times over the years and didn't realise I had duplicated the post until @Fairygirl had replied.
  • Fran IOMFran IOM Posts: 1,508
    edited 1 July
    @Eddie Crossan  No problem. Easily done.  :)
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