Why cut Zamioculcas and how to do it

  • Dec 24, 2019
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Zamioculcas (dollar tree) - tropical evergreen herbaceous plant with glossy dark green leaves. In nature, it is possible to meet in the tropics of Africa. Like many plants of this continent, Zamioculcas very unpretentious and used to survive in adverse conditions for themselves. Therefore, we can say that special care for a dollar tree requires. But the task of any grower is not just to give a chance to the plant survive and grow it beautiful, healthy, juicy and bright. That is why you need to keep track of Zamioculcas and primarily engaged in cutting.

Why cut Zamioculcas

Despite the fact that the dollar tree is growing rapidly, it still needs regular thinning and shaping of the crown. Otherwise, the leaves will experience a shortage of light, after which it will begin to turn yellow and crumble. To get thick and beautiful plant without the bare branches, Zamioculcas should be regularly trimmed.

How to cut Zamioculcas

1. What should be cut

Trim at Zamioculcas should all patients, and dry parts of the plant, thickening stems and individual leaves. Branches that grow too fast or too slow, too, are subject to removal. Also cut off branches with the incorrect direction of growth.

2. How to cut

Pruning made a sharp blade treated with alcohol. Once the sections are necessary to dry and sprinkle with powdered activated carbon. When removing the stems from the soil surface is always necessary to leave small stumps. Never break out of, or damage the root system.

Fortunately, dollar tree is easily restored and cuts heal quickly.

3. when the crop

Tree pruning dollar produced in the spring or summer - during the growing season. It is not necessary to perform the procedure in the winter when the plant is dormant.

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