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Q.Can You Cut A Cigar Plant Completely Back

Zone Grimesland, NC 278237 | wpittman84 added on December 11, 2020 | Answered

I live in North Carolina and was wondering if you could cut this completely back and it will return in the spring?

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Answered on December 11, 2020

No. Unfortunately, this should be considered an annual outside of zones 9 and up. You can grow them in container, however. This will allow you to bring them indoors for the winter.

Here is an article for more information on the plant:


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