Bird Of Paradise Plants

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?

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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:

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