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Chicago, IL
Dec 17, 2019 6:07 AM CST
I've had this farfugium japonicum for 2 years and have never seen anything like the stem with the yellow flowers. What do I do? Cut it off?
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Name: Joshua
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Zone 10b)
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Dec 17, 2019 6:15 AM CST


Your plant is flowering. That's generally a sign that you're keeping it happy. You can remove the flower stalk if you don't want it (i.e. you're growing it for the foliage); otherwise, enjoy the flowers and wait until the blooms finish before removing it.
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Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Dec 17, 2019 6:15 AM CST
Just leave it alone and enjoy the flowers! 😺
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Name: Jayce
Indiana (Zone 5a)
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Dec 17, 2019 6:18 AM CST
WHY!? I mean, by all means please do as you wish but, its always amazing when a plant says "HI" in their language!!! Hurray!

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