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28/05/2014 at 15:16

I've planted out my dwarf cosmos and they seem to be doing well.  But I didn't pinch the growing shoots out. Should I have done that, and should I do it now?  I've never grown these and it didn't cross my mind!  Thanks, Mags

28/05/2014 at 17:02

Some people do, and some people dont. If you do you will probably get more branching and more flowers, so I do.

28/05/2014 at 18:32

I do too, and pick the buds off until you have a good sized plant.

28/05/2014 at 18:45

Me too.  It doesn't really delay flowering that much.  Plus, for me cosmos get very tall amd even need staking.  I will still pinch out for another week to,produce lots of flowerimg....amd sturdy.....stems 

29/05/2014 at 10:24

That's 3 of you say to pinch out so I'm sure that's the best advice. That's what I will do today then. Thanks, Mags

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