Tropicals forum: pruning dracaena marginata

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Name: tarev
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tarev
Nov 9, 2011 6:33 PM CST
I have a dracaena marginata which is growing too tall and spindly..just wondering if anyone has pruned their dracaena during Fall season, or do you wait to do it in Spring? Can you root the pruned off portion?
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tropicbreeze
Nov 11, 2011 2:07 AM CST
Dracaenas take well to pruning and grow easily from cuttings.
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AlohaHoya
Nov 12, 2011 4:25 PM CST
To your question of when?....they are really resilliant...so anytime is good...but unless you want to look at bare stalks for a while, I would wait until Feb....I would also give it more light at that time....
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Name: tarev
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tarev
Nov 13, 2011 7:51 PM CST
Thanks Zig and Carol Smiling
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Dutchlady1
Nov 13, 2011 8:24 PM CST
I agree with all the above...
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Nov 15, 2011 5:54 AM CST
Me too. I agree
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