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20/08/2014 at 17:46

I have 6 large Kniphofia Caulescens in a group and they have produced great pokers until this year? All of them have new growth in the middle but no poker stems.

Do they rest for a year?

Each year I leave them to over winter with no care except in spring taking off the spent leaves from the wooded stems....

Any advice would be greatly received

20/08/2014 at 19:12

It has been an odd year for many things due to unusual temperature and rainfall patterns.  If we have a late warm spell you may still find they throw up flowers.  If not, a feed with fish, blood and bone next spring should see them right.

22/08/2014 at 16:53

Many thanks Bob will keep my fingers crossed and give them a good spring feed.

Have a good bank holiday

22/08/2014 at 16:55

they may need dividing - you can do this in the autumn.

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