pinching out growing tip of dahalia

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michael cotter asked 12 years ago

have a dahalia (Kendra Valentine)growing vigourously about two foot tall but as yet no side shoots should I pinch out the growing tip?

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Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Many dahlias are quite tall and can be pinched but ususally when about 30 cm tall, but you can do so now if you wish, or let it grow, side shoots develop later.