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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-2005, 01:00 AM Thread Starter
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Trimming aromatica?

Can i just take the scissors to it?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-2005, 02:04 AM
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Pretty much. I just trim it, remove the bottom inch or two of leaves, and stick it back in the gravel.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-2005, 02:09 AM
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Yes, but replant the tops. If you leave the bottoms in the ground, they should sprout new shoots. I like to cut them just above a side shoot and replant the top and leave the remainder of the stem with the side shoot. I've noticed with this plant in particular that sometimes if I leave just a plain stem in the substrate, that it won't always send off side shoots like some other stem plants do.



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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-2005, 02:48 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys!

Marcel, did you get my PM about shipping this stuff?
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