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By Citysuz

south wales newport, United Kingdom Gb

its the first time that ive grown wallflowers now that they have finshed flowering and they have gone all tall and lanky do i pull them out or just leave them to die back thank you



You might get them to flower next year but, if they gone long and lanky, I'd just pull them out.

1 Aug, 2009


I've always been told that wallflowers are biennials... you sow them one year and get the flowers the next.
If I'm correct there is no purpose in doing anything other than pulling them out.

1 Aug, 2009


Wall flowers also cause club root so I was informed by other gardeners on an allotment site.

1 Aug, 2009


Gosh I hadn't thought of that Morgana but as they are members of the cruciferae family then of course they could get clubroot!

1 Aug, 2009


Suz, don't panic about clubroot. If you've grown them from seed in your soil and know there's not been clubroot there, you'll be OK. If you bought young plants, it's a bit of a risk - ?
They are great flowers, I love the scent.

1 Aug, 2009


i grew them from seed last yr so its the first yr of flowering the scent on them is beautiful havent heard of this clubfoot but being as i grew them in my own soil i should be ok many thx for all my answers about my wallflowers much appreciated xxx

2 Aug, 2009

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