How can I help my chrysanthemums bloom more?

If you’re planting in the early fall, you will not need to use this technique when you first plant them, but, as they come up again in the spring, you’re going to want to use a technique known as pinching. This means periodically removing the growing tip of the mum, as well as the first set of leaves. You’ll want to start when the new growth is four to six inches tall. Pinch off the end (one inch) of each stem once it becomes six inches tall. Do so every two or three weeks, through the end of June or early July. Continuing any longer than that will prevent the flowers from forming.

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Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

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