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

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boohoo-tx 8
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Thu, May 18, 06 at 14:28

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

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Thu, May 18, 06 at 23:13

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

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