Pruning Leggy Wave Petunias

Poppygal(z8B.C)July 22, 2012

My Easy Wave Petunias all in Hanging Baskets have done exremely well but are now starting to get leggy & a bit empty looking in the centre.

Can I cut them back all round the pot to get them bushy again & how much should I cut off. ?

I live on the southern end of Vancouver Island.

All suggestions appreciated. Thank you.


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ptpulley(8b Western WA)

I usually cut petunias back about half way in the middle of the season. They just get too leggy if you don't. They recover very quickly and will be blooming again in a couple of weeks.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2012 at 4:44AM
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wynswrld98(z7 WA)

Does this strategy work for callibrochoa as well?

    Bookmark   July 27, 2012 at 1:03AM
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