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By Cotton

Norfolk, United Kingdom Gb

I have lots of Red hot pokers which had produced many leaves. can i cut the leaves down and to what length and when.

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Nice crop of flowers there. I always cut these down to about 8 inches in October.

8 Sep, 2011


Yes agree, and divide to increase your stock if you so wish.

8 Sep, 2011


I leave them as winter protection and then remove dead tatty leaves in spring. makes no difference really.

8 Sep, 2011

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