iris - Knowledgebase Question

South Jordan, Ut
Question by avmjohns
October 24, 2005
Do you cut the top of an iris plant off in the fall?

Answer from NGA
October 24, 2005


It's best for the plants to leave the foliage alone until it dies down on its own. This allows the roots to replenish themselves (through photosynthesis). After the foliage dies down on its own, you can pull or cut it from the rhizome.

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