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by MDE on October 16, 2004 11:34 PM
I have a banana leaf ficus. It is about 5 ft tall. My problem is from the crown (it is sort of the weeping ficus style) I have a branch that has grown up about two feet from the crown. I would like to know if I can tie this branch downward and teach it to 'weep' or if I am better off cutting the branch back. Thanks for your responses.
by Newt on October 22, 2004 09:54 AM
I would think it would be better to tie it down. Just my personal preference. Cutting into the bark invites pests.

Newt

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