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crocosmia lucifer

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once the lucifer has flowered and died off then new leaves have started to grow do you cut off the old leaves or jsut leave it looking untidy as it does?



welcome to GoY Sue,
the dead leaves should pull away if they dont cut them off. they compost well too.

21 Mar, 2009


I usually wait until I can see the new shoots appearing, then pull off the old leaves! Sure does tidy things up!

I am not so careful with the 'ordinary' Crocosmias, I pull their leaves off in the winter/early spring when I'm tidying the beds up - They are a bit thuggish, so it doesn't matter to me if I pull some up with the leaves! ;-)

21 Mar, 2009

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