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Hi, My sweet peas got a bit leggy, so I pinched out the top couple of inches, however they still seem a bit floppy (maybe they need to be planted out and not still in root trainers, but given the weather....). Should I pinch them out more, taking
I've got a few of the above and want to make them 'bush out'. Can I pinch out the growing tip ? and if so how big should it be when I do it ? Thanks Chris I wouldn't, or you'll lose the main spike. Modern varieties branch well on their own
Does anyone knows if we have to pinch out the top of kale and of pepper plantlets? I am growing these for the first time and am ready to plant them out. Answers very much appreciated thanks. No, leave them. Most modern seeds are bred to branch
Ive just planted in my cool greenhouse three chilli plants Cheyenne, Apache and Gusto they are about 3 inches tall. how tall can I expect them to grow and should I pinch out any side shoots that form. Peter/ They will grow 2' - 3' - I just leave my
was wondering if it would be to my advantage to continue to pinch out new shoots during the growing season to increasing leaves and therefore increase photosynthesis and have a healthier plant and root system for new growth next spring... Thanks in advance
Pinching out the soft growing tips of fuchsia plants encourages the development of bushy side shoots that will be covered in summer flowers. Ideally start pinching out in spring and continue until early summer. The first fuchsia flowers
I know this question's often asked... but when do you pinch out the tops of your plants? My various vine tomato plants are generally 5 - 6 ft tall currently, with on average about four/five trusses with tomatoes on, starting to ripen now. clearly
Hi, I have growing in small pots, sunflowers, sweet peas, & lupins all have sprouted well and have several sets of leaves, I'm unsure if I need to pinch out the tips and if so would I do all of 3 of types of plants. I wouldn't pinch put
very useful i have taken a lot of cuttings and they are shooting up .with them being cuttings was not sure of pinching out .thanks does this also apply to trailing fuchsias? Yes. Otherwise they can be a bit straggly.
The method of stopping a plant growing upwards by removing the growing tip, thereby encouraging the development of side shoots.