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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-28-2013, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
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Splitting Eriocaulon cinereum

Is this how you split an erio cinereum??? I never thought you have to chop off almost all the leaves. I thought you basically chop the plant in half and cut off the flowers but I felt like he is trying to kill the plant, lol.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-28-2013, 09:40 PM
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"Splitting" occurs naturally. I have no idea what they're doing in that video.


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Cutting off all of the leave like that will not kill the plant, as long as it has enough energy reserves stored up in the crown (which a healthy plant will). Trimming off the leaves like that will just encourage the growth of new leaves.

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