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Tcrosswhite
Mar 19, 2017 5:30 PM CST
I am afraid my plumeria may have gotten too cold this winter. Here is what I have, any suggestions?


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Dutchlady1
Mar 19, 2017 6:21 PM CST
Yes, those tips have frozen. Take a sharp knife and a wad of paper towels with isopropyl alcohol, and start cutting; be sure to wipe the knife with the alcohol between cuts. As soon as you see completely white wood, you can stop. If you don't get all the rot as soon as possible, it can spread and travel right down the plant, killing the whole thing.
Good luck and keep us posted!

Tcrosswhite
Mar 27, 2017 4:59 PM CST
Well, here it is! We will see what happens next 😊


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Tcrosswhite
Jun 11, 2017 8:23 AM CST
Here is the outcome of the pruning - I ended up having to prune another one as well. Below are the pics of what they look like today.

Thank you for your help!


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tarev
Jun 12, 2017 10:35 PM CST
Good recovery! Now you can step up watering, it is very much awake!

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