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13/01/2012 at 11:30


When the flowers fade, do I cut down the stems or pull them from the ground?

I have read that both are correct, but which is best for the plant?

13/01/2012 at 13:43

 I always pull them out of the ground, was told to dry mulch them over winterhave not done it as yet......last year, in spite of the worst winter ever, they survived.

18/01/2012 at 18:07

I have got my Alstromerias in pots and they are still flowering. Last year I just cut the old stems down when I saw new growth coming up. I've got new growth coming up now but I wont cut them back yet as they still have lots of flowers on them. Its all to do with this strange weather we are having.  They are just a lovely plant and I wouldn't be without them.

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