Monthly Archives: September 2006

When To Prune Flowering Plum

Q. I have a huge, beautiful fruitless plum tree. I’ve never pruned it but it’s time. When is it a good time to prune it? Thank you! Cher – Burbank, California A. The time to prune it is after it … Continue reading

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Overwintering Elephant Ears

Q. I loved the video on planting elephant ears. I have mine in a big clay pot on the patio but need to know how to care for it. So I dig it up after the frost and keep it … Continue reading

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Mass Cane Becomes Canine Crunchy

Q. I have a mass cane dracaena plant and my dog ate all the leaves off of it and I was wondering if they will grow back or is there something I can do to help them grow back ? … Continue reading

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Yellowing Coralbush

Q. I have a Jatropha Multifida planted near the foundation of my home, it does beautifully during the winter, however, at present it is turning yellow. what are the soil requirements for this small tree? Could it be too wet? … Continue reading

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Pruning Cedar Hedges

Q. Hello I’ve just moved into a new home with amazing cedar hedging but I have never taken care of this type of tree before could you give me some tips on maintaining them I’ve been told they can take … Continue reading

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