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How to Care for Crocosmia

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Dead Heading

1.Using sharp secateurs remove old heads and stems to ground level.click for larger image
1.Using sharp secateurs remove old heads and stems to ground level.
2.Check for pests and remove.click for larger image
2.Check for pests and remove.
3.Tidy up lose ends and compost waste material.click for larger image
3.Tidy up lose ends and compost waste material.

Dividing and Replanting

1.Select plant to divide, normally a conjested clump in need of rejuvenating.click for larger image
1.Select plant to divide, normally a conjested clump in need of rejuvenating.
2. Decide where best to divide.click for larger image
2. Decide where best to divide.
3. If in a pot use hands to break fair sized clumps. If in ground use fork to dig up small sections.click for larger image
3. If in a pot use hands to break fair sized clumps. If in ground use fork to dig up small sections.
4. Keep dividing clump until happy with the clumps produced.click for larger image
4. Keep dividing clump until happy with the clumps produced.
5. Tidy removing any damaged corms or pests.click for larger image
5. Tidy removing any damaged corms or pests.
6. Repot the clumps in correct sized pots, or replant in ground using compost.click for larger image
6. Repot the clumps in correct sized pots, or replant in ground using compost.
7. Water in the newly planted/potted clumps.click for larger image
7. Water in the newly planted/potted clumps.
8. 6 new clumps from one old one.click for larger image
8. 6 new clumps from one old one.

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