On Sun, 12 Sep 1999, Steve Hinkson wrote:
> Yes, you may top your plant. The trunk resprouts easily, although slowly.
> you'll eventually have a nicely branched plant. Toss the top, though, as
> they don't root well at all. While I've seen it done with Pachy. crests,
> grafting is the usual method of propagation.
Is there anything I need to do after topping to inhibit the exposed end
from rotting? (I may try grafting since I haven't anything to loose by
trying- I can always top afterward if I am met with failure.)
> When your branches have full sized leaves again, full sun...and I mean FULL
> sun and high temps stimulate flowering.
Thanks for your help. I'd really hate to loose the plant, so I'll give
topping a try...
Joe Ducharme jduche at creighton.edu
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