Bird of Paradise leaf stem cracked, what should I do? - Knowledgebase Question

Silver Lake Los Angeles
Question by ArtV
August 28, 2017
Hi folks,

My Bird of paradise cracked just below the leaf, is there a way to salvage this? The pins were from me trying to help get it to support itself, should I try to artificially support it so maybe it can heal? its about 50% still connected.
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Answer from DaisyI
August 28, 2017


Sorry but a leaf will not glue itself back to the petiole. You can leave the leaf for as long as its green, it is helping to feed your plant.

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