Petunia Care - Knowledgebase Question

Lancaster, TX
Question by ytandco
June 19, 1999
My petunias are still blooming very well but are getting long and scragly. I hate to cut them back when they are blooming so prettily. What should I do?

Answer from NGA
June 19, 1999


You can keep your petunias looking their best by deadheading. Simply pinch off the dead blooms plus part of the stem. Doing this regularly will keep the plants looking neat and will also encourage the plant to develop new flowers.

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