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How to Cut Back Dead Foliage on a Bird of Paradise Plant 4 Foot Tall

jnclaudia added on March 4, 2011 | Answered

Does the Bird of Paradise hold up through the Florida winter freezes? How do you trim the dead foliage in the spring? And can you transplant a 4 footer?

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Heather
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Answered on March 5, 2011

They can hold up to cold weather, but they will take some damage. This article will help you confirm that it is still alive:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/how-to-tell-if-a-plant-is-dead-and-how-to-recover-an-almost-dead-plant.htm

Any brow material can be removed from the plant. This article will help you with pruning:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/bop/bird-of-paradise-pruning.htm

You can transplant them, but be aware the larger the plant, the more likely it can go into transplant shock. This article will help you with transplanting:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/learn-how-to-avoid-and-repair-transplant-shock-in-plants.htm

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