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Q.pruning a desert rose

Zone St. Pete Florida | Mary Lorraine L Smith added on February 26, 2018 | Answered

When & how do you prune a desert rose plant?

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Answered on February 27, 2018

Usually, you will not have to do this. You can prune dead growth out, or prune to take cuttings, but this is not necessary for its health. I would do this during the time that it is not actively growing or after the flowers fade.

Here is an article for more information on this plant: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/desert-rose/caring-for-desert-rose-plants.htm

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