Desert Rose Plants
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desert rose

Zone Kalgoorlie 6430 Australia | Nev added on September 2, 2016 | Answered

My desert rose has been exposed to the frost. Branches are going soft. I have had it for about 5 years. Repotted it about 18 mths ago. Should I cut the branches back?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 4, 2016

Yes, you will want to cut back the dead plant material.
You will need to wait and see how the plant responds as damage can take days to appear.
The links below have more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/tips-for-saving-cold-damaged-plants.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/desert-rose/caring-for-desert-rose-plants.htm

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