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Rubber Tree, How to get another stem?

Rubber Tree, How to get another stem?
Posted by Christie from NY on 2007-11-27 03:08:00

How do I get a rubber tree to grow another stem and not leaves, it's getting so big!
  • re rubber tree
    Posted by Ashley from Colorado on 2007-11-29 09:53:00

    If you cut the plant off at its highest growing point, it will begin to sprout other stems. Never trim your plant back more than a third of its growth. As the plant continues to sprout taller, continue to trim it off, this encourages bushier growth. Good luck!
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