Q.I Have An Orchid That Was Uprooted From Hurricane IAN. We Replanted And Top Looks Dead Now Showing Regrowth At Bottom. How Do
I force to grow as tree again and bud at the top? The top looks dead and no sign of budding on branches. I desperately want to save this tree if possible. See photo.
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Once you know that the bottom growth is, in fact, going to survive, then you will want to remove the dead growth. Once you do, the new growth will take over and grow to a new tree, over time. It is very fortunate that there is new growth at the bottom!
Once the new tree gets established, you will want to give it the best care. This article will help: