house corn plant - Knowledgebase Question

conklin, mi
Question by bbndjdya
March 30, 2006
Can I cut the top of the corn plant off and put it in dirt to grow. My plant is too tall. please help

Answer from NGA
March 30, 2006


Dracaena fragrans (Corn Plant) can be pruned to reduce its size. Cut the stem at the height you desire and new sprouts will develop which will eventually have leaves. The top part that you remove can be rooted in a sandy growing medium and it should root without problem. Enjoy your corn plant!

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