Trim Gardenia Plant - Knowledgebase Question

Leesburg, Fl
Question by joanslabs
August 26, 2010
I have a gardenia plant in a pot which has gotten quite tall and leggy. Leaves are on the small side and kind of yellowish.I want to know if I can trim it way down without killing it


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Answer from NGA
August 26, 2010

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Gardenias normally tolerate all kinds of pruning. I'd prune it back by about one third. The new growth should be healthy and deep green. Enjoy!

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