Gunnera Plants

Gunnera Manicata


petarmatic added on May 15, 2018 | Answered

My Gunnera Manicata got frost damaged this winter, and now it’s stump looks quite dead, with no new growth on it (normally, by now, there would be quite large leaves). However, at the very bottom of the stump, there are a few tiny leaves pushing through, more like a new plants from the roots below. My question is, should I cut off the stump, which is unsightly, and looks dead, or is there a chance that there still may be some life in it? Many Thanks, Perar


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 15, 2018

If there is a replacement plant coming up, then it may be time to cut the dead stump out. Most plants will replace themselves if there is a threat of death. This is natural, and cannot be avoided sometimes.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Gunnera Plants

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

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