Trimming Mums - Knowledgebase Question

Bensalem, PA
Question by ejhbjh
January 20, 1998
Do mums need to be trimmed to produce better flowers and if so, when and how often?

Answer from NGA
January 20, 1998


Mums can be encouraged to grow lush and full by cutting back twice a year. In June, cut back the chrysanthemums to 2" in height. In July, cut them back to 6" in height.

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