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18/08/2013 at 15:31

Would it damage my helleborus and peony if I was to cut back the folage now .

18/08/2013 at 16:06

If the foliage is in good condition, then yes, the plant needs its leaves to feed itself. You could judiciously remove any dead or dying leaves, but do not completely defoliate the plants at this time of year.

18/08/2013 at 16:22

I'd certainly leave the hellebores for another couple of months at least.

18/08/2013 at 16:30

I do hellebores around the turn of the year. I pick up the paeony leaves when they come loose

18/08/2013 at 17:01

i agree i always leave the leaves on so the plant can get a feed from the leaves

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