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She has weathered well though, remember her from Tomorrow's World. Philippa Forrester, I mean.
Why prune? It may well be that they do not flower because you ARE pruning. They flower on wood produced this year, so any pruning now is going to remove flowers.
Well, I found it slow, they repeated themselves over and over again. Basically half an hours program stretched into an hour.
Content was interesting, but presented in a dumbed down, dull way.
They sound terribly small for 4 years old. I grew P. Katrina from a cutting takeb 2 years ago and that is over 6 feet tall already and good and bushy too. Had a few flowers this year and plenty of new growth for flowers next.
To be honest I think they may well be too root constricted in a pot, they do better in the garden where the roots can sprad out.
Very definitely not edible. they are poisonous. I would remove them asap, so that no one mistkes them for the real thing.
The only stinging nettle found in Britain is Urtica dioica.
And save the seed, sow it in Spring and they take about 2 years to flower.
Before sowing the seeds read the thing I wrote. Advice (from very practical experience, growing dozens of different species over the last 20 years) is different to Obelixx.
It was and for the younger element, a blue bag was mostly bircarbonate of soda.
Thing is, if you sow some this year and then seeds from your bought bulbs next year and so on, eventually you will have bu;lbs coming into flower from your own sowings, every year.