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Help! my Fuchsia has bolted. Can they be saved? both seem to have gome leggy on one stem. both in conservatory with plenty of light and held at 16d max. Some of the shoots seem to have stopped and withered.
Any advice welcome.

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Geordie I would be cutting this back its searching for light.

It will regrow.

20 Jan, 2012


Hold on, is this fuchsia a standard?

20 Jan, 2012


Hi, yes my first attempt at growing standards so all comments welcome.

20 Jan, 2012


Ah, well you can't cut it right back then, it'll force shoots where you don't want them. I wouldn't cut it at all right now, I'd wait till early March when the light's stronger, then perhaps cut it just above the lowest set of leaves.

20 Jan, 2012


Thank you all and Bilbo you friends advice.
First one is 38inch to tip and it seems the there are four shoots, center one has regrown.
Second one is 29inch to tip but only has two viable shoots, third died off.
Not sure of show sizes, just sized for two pots I have.
Your friend said prune, is that now or later?

21 Jan, 2012

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