"pruning A Peony Plant" - Knowledgebase Question

Fairfield, CT
Question by cannbabs
October 21, 2000
When should I prune my peony plant & how do I prune the plant?

Answer from NGA
October 21, 2000


Peonies are usually cut back to the ground in the fall after frost has killed back the stems. Remove and destroy the stems and foliage, especially if there have been any disease problems this year. This will help avoid problems carrying over to next year.

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