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Q.My Large Blooming White Bird Of Paradise Broke Off At The Base In The Pot. What Do I Do To Save It?

Zone Orange City Fl 32763 | Barkermom added on September 3, 2020 | Answered

I put it in a bucket of water till I get some advice. The base is about 6-8 inches

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Answered on September 4, 2020

Unfortunately, your photo did not come through. I am unable to see the damage.

It can be pretty difficult to root the BOP top unless you got some of the crown with the broken top. They can produce new pups from the crown, if it was left in ground, though.

Just provide proper care to the stump, and you will likely see new shoots within a few weeks. This article will help you to provide care to the plant:


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