Alphonse Karr - How Do I Prune? Looks Dead on Top

boohoo-txMay 18, 2006

Howdy Y'all!

I have Alp. Karr Boo that I planted two years ago. It has more than doubled in size but I think the cold snap here around Dallas this past winter did Boo in. All the leaves fell off and now I have a bunch of tan sticks with a few new leaves sprouting here and there. The base of the plant still is green/yellow. What should I do? If I prune Boo, how do I do that? Is there a certain point that I should not cut beyond? Please help as I'm new to this gardening experience!


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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Leave the dead to protect the new until the new looks like it can stand on its own. Mulch, fertilize* and water to encourage recovery.

*If there is a basis for this, such as a soil analysis report

    Bookmark   May 18, 2006 at 11:13PM
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