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How do you prune a philodendron Bipinnatifidum?

Prune the selloum with sharp pruners to control its size or shape. Cut entire leaves off at the base of the leaf stem. Remove lower leaves to reveal the lower stem, if desired. Cut the stems back severely, if necessary, to reduce its size.

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Also to know is, can you prune a philodendron?

Pruning philodendron plants is beneficial if the plant is taking up too much space in the room, or the plant looks long and leggy. Pruning philodendron is best done in spring or fall. You can safely give your philodendron a light trim any time of year to remove yellowing leaves and trim spindly growth.

Also Know, what can I do with an overgrown philodendron? How to Care for an Overgrown Philodendron Selloum

  1. Water your split leaf philodendron plant the day before you prune it.
  2. Trim the growing tips back to the desired height with a sharp knife.
  3. Water the plant thoroughly until water runs freely from the bottom of the pot or until the soil is saturated to a depth of 6 inches or more for plants growing in the ground.

Similarly one may ask, how do I care for my philodendron Bipinnatifidum?

Unlike other philodendrons, the selloum likes moist but not soggy soil. During the winter, water less often, keeping the soil barely moist. Feed a monthly during the spring, summer, and fall with a water-soluble balanced fertilizer. Slow growing plants in low light require very little plant food.

How do you prune an overgrown philodendron?

Prune the selloum with sharp pruners to control its size or shape. Cut entire leaves off at the base of the leaf stem. Remove lower leaves to reveal the lower stem, if desired. Cut the stems back severely, if necessary, to reduce its size.

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