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    Kristen is offline Early Fruiter
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    I don't think its as important as some people make it out to be ... mine "bleed" like a stuck-pig when I remove the flowers, and that must divert energy from the plant; Christo Lloyd was never bothered to remove the flower's from his ...

    If you have time / energy then remove the flowers ...

    ... and remove them from your Spuds too, as they will also be consuming energy from them
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    the old guys on our allotment swear by cutting the flower bud off as soon as it appears, they all have nassive healthy crops

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