anita dracaenas good size now - Knowledgebase Question

HOOVER, Al
Question by weinberg69
November 30, 2010
i have 2 anita dracaenas on each side of my file place on pedestals. they are the correct size now. can i keep them in those pots to keep them that size?


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Answer from NGA
November 30, 2010

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Keeping your plants in the same sized pot will slow their growth a bit but eventually they will become too tall. When that happens you can cut the stem several inches below your desired plant height and plant the top of the plant in the soil next to the original plant. This way the top will help disguise the bare lower stem of the original plant and as it roots it will grow upward. If you keep pruning and rooting the tops of your plants you will always have a pot of dracaenas at just the right height. Enjoy!

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