Answer: This plant does get leggy with age. It actually benefits from being cut back very hard periodically, then fertilized and watered to encourage vigorous new growth. After several years it may also be that the soil has become exhausted. You can easily start new plants by rooting your trimmings or tip cuttings in fresh soil so you always have a nice full looking pot coming along. Here are some instructions on rooting tip cuttings. You may need to cut and paste the complete url into your browser to make it work correctly.
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