Is it good to prune sunflower lower leaves or it is bad?

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Pruning all leaves except the few ones on top, because to not make more shade to other plants

Posted by: Issah (1 point) Issah
Posted: May 30, 2017


You risk having a smaller flower and less seeds because the leaves are the energy factories for the plant. The plant will of course still have some leaves, it just might have less energy so you get a smaller flower. It is a tradeoff but it sounds like other plants are suffering.
You wont kill the sunflower plant by removing a few of the lower leaves

Posted by: David Hughes (55 points) David Hughes
Posted: June 1, 2017

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