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When & Where Should I Prune My Lucky Indoor Bamboo?

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When & Where Should I Prune My Lucky Indoor Bamboo?

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Pruning lucky bamboo (Dracaena sanderana) is required when plants need shaping, grow too tall or begin to look messy. Use a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears and make a cut about 1 inch above the stem ring. Seal the cut end in three days with wax to prevent future growth from that area, if desired.

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Joyce Starr is a freelance writer from Florida and owns a landscaping company and garden center. She has published articles about camping in Florida, lawncare, gardening and writes for a local gardening newsletter. She shares her love and knowledge of the outdoors and nature through her writing.