3 Comments

  1. Sara
    July 9, 2012 @ 10:20 pm

    Hi Ben, I’ve stumbled (very happily) across your website whilst looking for some inspiration when it comes to Malope flowers. I’ve not grown them before but they are pretty spectacular aren’t they!? Do you tend to cut the individual flower stems or do you cut large sections of the plant with multiple flowers? It’s just that the individual flowers seem to be on quite short stems, whereas I can’t see a good place to cut a longer section without being quite drastic! Either that or the growing conditions have (let’s be kind!) been a little testing this year so maybe that has affected them? But having not grown them before I am not sure!
    Love your site! I don’t twitter, but is there a way to subscribe to the blog?
    Thanks!

    • Ben
      July 10, 2012 @ 6:59 am

      I always get this issue when they first start to flower but end up taking big drastic stems….then they branch out….if you have a good number of plants….say 8, you will find you will have lots of flowers for a couple of months. Be BRAVE! :)
      Ben

      • Sara
        July 10, 2012 @ 10:37 pm

        Ok I’ll be brave and give it a go! Take a deep breath and ……snip!!