What's your question? Ask

Bird Of Paradise Plants

Q.Pruning Bird of Paradise

Dummy added on February 17, 2011 | Answered

When pruning birds of paradise what is a good tool to use, and do you cut the stalk at ground level?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 18, 2011

I would use clean, sharp pruning shears for the job. You can prune off about 1/3 of the plant a year. Anymore than that and you risk killing the plant. This article should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/bop/bird-of-paradise-pruning.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Bird Of Paradise Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert