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Herbaceous In Autumn: What Now?

  • Tralamander

    Folia Helper

    96 plants United Kingdom8b

    So… milestones….
    Um, pruning, dying down? ‘Cutting back’? Is there is a proper horticultural term that should be applied to how we did the best we could to the herbaceous perennials or biennials?
    Thanks! x

    Posted over 3 years ago
  • xan
    Folia Supporter
    197 plants United States5b

    I would like “cutting back” and “removed” as options, but right now I use pruning.

  • Posted over 3 years ago
  • Folia Supporter
    514 plants United States8b

    i call cutting back autumn perennials “pruning”. I also use pruning for mowing the lawn.

  • Posted over 3 years ago
  • Tralamander

    Folia Helper

    96 plants United Kingdom8b

    Thanks very much for your input, xan and anelson. Pruning does seem the most realistic, as we are manually removing old foliage in order to enable fresh new growth next year. x

  • Posted over 3 years ago | Last edited over 3 years ago

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