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SamuelR
Mar 18, 2017 12:45 PM CST
How to remove frost damage. How much do I cut off?
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Xeramtheum
Mar 18, 2017 12:49 PM CST
Hi Samuel and welcome to NGA.

If you are asking about new growth, just cut the stems down until you don't see the frost damage. If you are asking about the actual rhizome, shave off the bad bits until you see undamaged white.
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plantladylin
Mar 18, 2017 1:30 PM CST
Hi Samuel, Welcome! from me too!

I'd wait to prune any dead growth of Canna Lily (Canna x generalis Tropicanna® Gold) until all chance of frost or freeze has passed.
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