what is meant by 'pinching' the plants back?

czmlsJuly 30, 2007

as you can see...i'm new at this...what is meant by pinching the plants back? i gree some snap dragons from seed....and it said to do this too...but i never did because i dont know what it means or how to do it!!!

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tommyr_gw

You in effect prune any overly long branches or shoots back either with your fingers ("pinch") or scissors to your desired length.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2007 at 9:37AM
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MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

Basically you "pinch" of the tip growth of a plant. This would be the very top couple of leaves.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2007 at 3:59PM
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