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Can I trim these

This is a discussion on Can I trim these within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I have three of these box store Phals that I trimed a couple of nodes ...

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    I have three of these box store Phals that I trimed a couple of nodes off of the spike and faked them into reblooming. Each spike now has several active new branches, but the old spike is still there sticking out past the end of the active part. Can I cut that off at this point without disrupting the current flowers?

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    Go ahead and trim the old spikes; I would. I'm sure it won't affect the new side branches a bit. They look nice, by the way! Do they always grow in that location?

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    Sure, trim them up and make them look nice. No worries.

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    Cool, that will make them look much nicer. Thank you both for the replies.

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    Go ahead and trim the old spikes; I would. I'm sure it won't affect the new side branches a bit. They look nice, by the way! Do they always grow in that location?

    They just get to hang out there sometimes in the evening so I can keep an eye on them. Its going to be getting really warm there soon too!

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