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Hi everyone now the winter is setting in what do i do with my Gunnera manicata?

The leaves have died back and unsure as what i am supposed to do with it.

Any help would be most welcome

Thanks

Welshonion

Use the leaves to protect the plant.  It will survive frost.

Next time you choose such a plant, perhaps it may be wise to do some research first.

I hope your garden is large, this plant will grow very big indeed.  The leaf stalks will be over your head.

Bookertoo

Fold the leaves over to protect the centre, and,  if it gets very cold, a layer of fleece might help.  They do get very sad looking in the winter, but unless it is very young it should survive - new shoots will probably arise next year.  I'd love to have one but no space for such a wonderful specimen - good luck. 

Thank you very much for your advice

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Dovefromabove

Oh, I don't know what happened there 

Bookertoo wrote (see)

Fold the leaves over to protect the centre, and,  if it gets very cold, a layer of fleece might help.  They do get very sad looking in the winter, but unless it is very young it should survive - new shoots will probably arise next year.  I'd love to have one but no space for such a wonderful specimen - good luck. 

The stems of the leaves are very stiff so how do i bend the leaves over the centre?

Welshonion

Either cut off the leaves or wait until they collapse with the frost.

Thank you very very much for your help

That is wounderful thank you again.

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