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Is pruning necessary for my Mexican foxglove?
Mexican foxglove is a kind of annual plant so it doesn't need much pruning. You only need to cut off and clean the diseased, yellow or dropped leaves and stems during its growing period. This will help your Mexican foxglove to stay away from pathogens infection.
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How do I prune my Mexican foxglove?
During the growth of the plant, yellowing, drying and spotted leaves are produced, and these spotted and discolored leaves need to be trimmed off. If the whole piece of leave is discolored or infected, you will need to cut it off completely. In other situations, you will only need to cut off the discolored or infected part on certain leaves. Mexican foxglove above the ground will die and dry up in the winter, and the dead plants need to be cleaned up.
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Are there any cautions I should be careful with when pruning my Mexican foxglove?
Mexican foxglove leaves are delicate, so take care not to score or bruise them. Unless the leaves are withered or heavily discolored, do not prune the leaves from the lowermost branches unless they’re damaged. They typically grow the largest, so they supply the plant with critical energy to keep it growing right. Please prevent the wounds from water after pruning until they are fully recovered. Remember always sterilize the tools before pruning. When the pruning is finished, please throw all the waste leaves and stems into the trashbins to avoid diseases and bugs.
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Are there any tips for pruning my Mexican foxglove?
Sterilize all the tools before pruning; unclean tools will pass pathogens to the plant through wounds; Prune on sunny days because the new cuts will be infected by pathogens if they're distained by rain or water. Throw all the waste leaves and stems into trashbins, they will easily rot and attract diseases and bugs
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When should/shouldn't I prune my Mexican foxglove?
Expect to prune your Mexican foxglove every week if it’s growing well or every two weeks if it grows slowly. It is always good to prune it on sunny days because if you prune it on rainy days, the rainwater will distain the cuts and cause the whole plant to be infected.
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What should I look for when pruning my Mexican foxglove in different seasons?
Because Mexican foxglove is an annual plant, the pruning should take place basically during the seasons that the plant grows rapidly. During the growth of the plant, yellowing, drying and spotted leaves are produced, and these spotted and discolored leaves need to be trimmed off.
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The rejuvenating embrace of post-winter months presents the optimal occasion to transplant mexican foxglove, when stable warmth encourages root establishment. Select a shaded locale with well-draining soil to ensure your mexican foxglove thrives; tender care during this time yields robust growth.
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The mexican foxglove aligns harmoniously with the East-facing direction in Feng Shui. This direction is associated with the wood element, symbolising family and growth. The vibrant growth of mexican foxglove, as well as its natural wood energy, aligns with this elemental symbolism, potentially invigorating familial harmony and personal growth.
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