I have a jade plant in the house. It's getting really tall, and it is tied to stakes. It's top heavy and keeps falling. Can we cut the stem and root it from a cutting? Will the other I cut from die? Can we separate the roots?

Answer

It sounds like your jade plant needs a good pruning. Yes, you can prune it and root the cuttings. They make great gifts! Pruning away lanky branches will not damage the remaining plant. Pruning the roots is a way of keeping your plant small. Root pruning is a technique used in bonsai to keep trees tiny.

Updated on May 17, 2018

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How to Grow a Jade Plant
By Caren White
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