Disbud dahlias or not?

Do you want more flowers on your dahlia plant or bigger ones? You can make either happen. When you see three flower buds at the end of a stem, if you pinch out one or two of them, the remaining flowers will be larger and more impressive. But if you leave all the buds, you'll have lots more blooms, but they'll be smaller. It's your choice.

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