Prune a gardenia

Asked September 17, 2015, 10:57 PM EDT

How should I prune a 4 ft gardenia whose leaves 98% have turned brown. Mid-September 2015.

Bexar County Texas

1 Response


Is it dead?


Strip all the bad leaves off and then cut it back half way.

Hopefully, it will leaf out again.

David Rodriguez -Extension Horticulturist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Bexar County/San Antonio