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    My capensis which flowered a couple months ago looked rather haggard thereafter. Just recently its new leaves started looking normal again. And then I noticed the beginnings of another flower scape emerging. It is kept outside, southern exposure. This new flower scape - Should it stay or should it go?

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    Do you want more seed? If so then keep the flower stalk.
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    More seed for trading purposes would be nice, but the poor plant looks like it went through a war. Do you think it would survive?

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    If it had a hard time with the first flowering you might want to cut the flower stalk off to help the plant to recover from the first time.


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    Yeah, I think I'll us do snip snip. It sure doesn't look like the picture anymore.

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    Snip it. Capensises (Capensii?) are a dime a dozen, and a good looking, healthy plant is better than more plants.

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