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Brassaia actinophylla (Schefflera)

I have a Brassaia actinophylla (Schefflera) the top is so beautiful and full but the bottom is bare in some places. someone told me I could cut the top of and place it in soil and it will reroot itself is this true?(its about 6 feet tall)

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Location: Maryland zone 7

Hi Chris,

You will need to air layer for good success. Just cutting off the top and sticking it in soil would be very risky. See propagation here.

Better pics here. Click on 'Air Layering' on the right.


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