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Lawman
May 30, 2017 2:30 PM CST
My bee balm was shredded by hail. What should I do? There are not many leaves left and the ones that are left are only partial leaves. Should we cut them to the ground, and will they come back again this year.
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Zencat
May 30, 2017 2:50 PM CST
Yes, you can cut it back. It will help make it fuller, too. Maybe to about 8" or so?
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DaisyI
May 30, 2017 4:37 PM CST
I can't wait for our first hail storm when all my plants get shredded; its one of those summer high points. Grumbling Luckily, the plants always recover.
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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
May 30, 2017 5:40 PM CST
They do. And I heard sarcasm. Hilarious!
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DaisyI
May 30, 2017 7:58 PM CST
You have good hearing...
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May 30, 2017 11:54 PM CST

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Hilarious! Thumbs up
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