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Posted by Terriacs Bakersfield, CA (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 13, 13 at 19:50

I just planted these zinnias in beginning of june...wg en do I cut and how please:):):)?????


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Please help, I live in Bakersfield CA and my friend wants to cut them now...any help is appreciated:)


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  • Posted by pvick z6B NYC (My Page) on
    Mon, Oct 14, 13 at 7:46

Cut them now, especially the tallest ones. Make a 45-degree cut about 12 in. below the flower head (or some other appropriate length).


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If you don't want such tall plants, there are smaller, bushier varieties, or you could pinch them back much earlier in the season. I have lots of seed for pink and white varieties of the shorter zinnias. The flowers are much smaller and single, but they do stay neat looking.

Martha


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