Mums - Knowledgebase Question

Tremont, PA
Question by TMorgan36
October 17, 1999
I would like to know after you plant the mums plant do you have to cut back or leave be for the next year?


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Answer from NGA
October 17, 1999

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Once the mum has finished blooming, many gardeners will trim the tops back to about 4 to 6 inches. This may help reduce the chance of the crown rotting during damp spells. In the spring, trim it back again to about a half an inch so the new shoots can grow unimpeded.

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