Gardenia Plants
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Gardenia

Zone Okla city, OK | daledon9231 added on February 24, 2017 | Answered

My gardenia is about 5 ft. and the leaves are brown and crisp; we did not prune last year after it bloomed. What do we do now? Donna H.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 25, 2017

Your Gardenia should be pruned after it has bloomed.
If your plant has suffered some die back, you can prune that any time.
Gardenia are finicky plants. Indoors, lack of humidity is a big issue.
Outdoors, winter conditions or cold can harm your plant.
Here are some links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-plant.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-winter-care-tips.htm

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