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SanDiegoCherimoya

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Pruning Moringa
« on: April 29, 2020, 11:01:45 PM »
Can you prune moringa too low where it won't grow back. I pruned moringa back in November to 3 inch stubs above the ground. It hasn't pushed any new shoots. Now seems like the time new shoots should begin here in San Diego. Do you think I killed it?

roblack

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Re: Pruning Moringa
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2020, 11:28:25 PM »
Can't kill mine. Cut it close to the ground, and it sends new shoots up and forms new trees. Have done it a couple of times now, time for another chopping.

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Re: Pruning Moringa
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2020, 08:01:54 AM »
I've had neglected moringa freeze to the ground and regrow the following summer. D

SanDiegoCherimoya

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Re: Pruning Moringa
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2020, 08:00:43 AM »
Thanks for the hope 🙏

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Re: Pruning Moringa
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2020, 11:16:50 AM »
I had to cut my potted moringa tree down to basically just looking like a stump. No leaves. I needed to do this because it grew weird and I needed to transport it to my other property. I put the "stump" in the ground and within a week there were leaves coming out. It was incredible how that tree can come back. I don't think you will have an issue.

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Re: Pruning Moringa
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2020, 10:03:44 PM »
I took down a big one and will be planting large branches. I have laid down firewood sized pieces in shade and had them spring to life and develop into trees.



 

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