Frost Damage On Bird Of Paradise - Knowledgebase Question

Valrico, FL
Question by sutnelse
January 22, 1999
We recently had one night of below freezing temperatures and now about half of the leaves on my plant are brown. Should I prune them back or leave them alone and what should I do about the dead flower stalks?


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Answer from NGA
January 22, 1999

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You can trim away damaged tissues. This includes flower stalks that suffered frost injury. Try not to cut away undamaged leaves and stems as these will help the plant recover.

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