Hydrangea Blooms Turning Brown - Knowledgebase Question

Rochester, NY
Question by TToole1945
July 12, 1998
Newly planted blue hydrangea has blossomed, but blooms then turned brown; should I deadhead or snip off old blooms? The plant is growing new leaves almost daily.


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Answer from NGA
July 12, 1998

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It sounds like your hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) is settling in nicely. If you find the browned flowers unsightly, by all means go ahead and trim them off. Enjoy your hydrangea!

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