Pinching out

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Pinching out refers to the removal of the growing tips of young plants such as fuchsias. It stimulates the growth of more sideshoots, which in turn encourages the plants to produce more flowers and/or fruit.[1]

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

  • Stopping

References[edit | edit source]


  1. Pinching Out. BBC. Retrieved: 2010-09-11.