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Sep 27, 2016 2:52 PM CST
Can Fuchsia be pruned back, I want to bring it inside for winter.
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Sep 28, 2016 5:55 AM CST
Welcome! Yes they can. I've kept then on a windowsill for winter. You won't get flowers for a while after pruning though, as I expect you already realize.
Name: Steve Claggett
Portland Orygun (Zone 8a)
Beekeeper Cat Lover
Sep 28, 2016 8:02 AM CST
I keep mine out until the first frost, then I cat back to the bottom outside of basket and move them to the garage. They stay dormant Nov to March. First part of April I prune back heavy and put them in the greenhouse. I want as little of old wood as possible, plant deals with hot weather better if all main stems are new growth. I have some that are 10+ years old. I repot every three years or so. They make a four foot diameter ball of flowers.
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