Sep 09, Cut back peonies once the plant starts to yellow or turn brown.
This usually occurs in early fall or after the first frost, sometime in late September or the beginning of October. Cutting peonies in autumn removes any lingering foliar diseases and reduces the risk of Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Apr 07, Prune peonies in the fall to get them ready for spring.
Most peony varieties bloom in the spring and die back in the winter. Wait until the leaves of the plant start to turn brown or yellow to start pruning. In most climates, this happens around late September or early October%(12). Prune herbaceous peonies back to the ground in late fall. DiSabato-Aust recommends keeping the foliage on as late in the season as possible to generate nutrients for the next season of bloom.
Boxford Reconnaissance Report Boxford’s early history of Native American activity is conjectured from known patterns in similar areas; however, there currently are no documented prehistoric archaeological sites. European settlement began slightly later than in nearby coastal communities.
Boxford Center was settled ca. and known as Rowley.
Cut down peony foliage to 3” once it is damaged by a hard frost. Do not cut back tree peonies. Remove any mulch that was applied during the growing season along with fallen foliage to remove diseases that may overwinter in them.