When the weather drives us indoors, we bring our green thumbs with us — we grow tropical plants, amaryllis, windowsill herbs, bean sprouts and more. Before you consider moving closer to the equator, consider that mid-winter is the perfect time of year to prune large tropical plants. Pruning will thicken it and by early May, your tropical plant will be pushing new growth that will explode in warm early summer temperatures and sunshine. Pot up just one size when repotting (from an eight-inch to a 10-inch pot) and use quality, new plant soil like Pro Mix. And you thought you had the winter off … For more information about tropical plant care, visit us at markcullen.com.
Source: thestar January 13, 2018 11:03 UTC