Cut back hellebore leaves

28th January 2022

Cut back hellebore leaves

The flower buds and new leaves of Helleborus x hybridus are starting to unfurl above the ground so cut back the old leathery evergreen leaves, being careful to avoid the flower stems. Sometimes hellebores develop a fungal leaf spot, and if you cut off the old leaves before the new ones start to open you will help to stop the disease spores being transferred  - and best of all you can see the flowers  clearly as they start to open. 

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