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Cordyline australis - new plant from side shoot?

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I have a Cordyline Australis and it is throwing out a side shoot can I prune it back to the stem and can I grow the shoot as a seperate plant.
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Les


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Try , why not ? Nothing ventured etc.!!!

26 Oct, 2008

 

Nothing to lose What happens if I prune and the plant dies.

Regards

26 Oct, 2008

 

See my answer to Lizziecane on 24th October Les babs.

John.

26 Oct, 2008

 

Highly unlikely you will kill the main plant if you do it carefully. Plants are very resilient, unless you starve or actually poison or pull out a plant of nearly all sorts they are great survivors.

27 Oct, 2008

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