Disbudding Dahlias

blueberryhills(7 NW AL)June 4, 2009

I know this is a goofy question, but if I don't ask, I won't know....

Is disbudding necessary for cut flower production?

I could see it if my primary objective was larger flowers - but isn't my goal to be MORE flowers?


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Noni Morrison

I often disbud the side buds so as to get a long enough stem to go into the vase and still display the flower. Buds do not open on Dahlias after picking.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2009 at 10:54PM
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blueberryhills(7 NW AL)

lizalily, thank you for your response!

    Bookmark   June 18, 2009 at 1:46PM
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