Article Summary X To prune a rubber plant, grab a pair of gardening shears and.
Mar 11, Prune rubber tree plant by making your cuts just above a node– where the leaf attaches to the stem or where another stem branches off. You can also prune just above a leaf scar.
Whenever you prune a branch of the rubber plant, the plant will produce 2 or more new branches from the stump.
Remove about a third to one-half of the plant’s branches but take Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. May 24, Prune the rubber plant with a sharp pair of pruning shears. These will easily snip through the rubber plant’s branches, and prevent the stems from ripping or tearing.
If you have a young rubber plant with thin stems, you could also trim it using a pair of sharp household scissors. In a pinch, you can use a sharp kitchen knife to prune the plant%(16).
Oct 17, Steps in Pruning a Rubber Tree Plant Cut the main trunk or stem at a lower height, just above a node. A node is a point where the leaves are attached to the. How to prune a Rubber Plant: Rubber Plants can quickly outgrow a space, but regular pruning helps them stay healthy and controlled. Through the techniques of topping to halt upward growth and trimming to encourage branching from a lower node, the plant can be Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
Aug 16, Rubber Trees in The Florida Landscape. It all began with one indoor rubber tree plant. When it started to look gangly, I cut it back and stuck the cuttings in water to see what would happen. You can read about the rubber tree trimming here. Many of the cuttings did root and I.