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Unidentified House Plant Needs Pruning

Posted by Foxthorn none (My Page) on
Tue, Mar 13, 12 at 20:23

I bought this house plant a couple of years ago at home depot and I'm not sure what it is. It has gotten progressively taller and all of its growth is at the top. I would like to cut it back and encourage more growth at the bottom if possible, but without knowing what kind of plant it is, I can't look up pruning advice. Can someone help me identify this plant? (And if you have pruning advice, I'd love to hear that too!) Thanks!

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RE: Unidentified House Plant Needs Pruning

It looks like an umbrella plant. There are two different plants often called Umbrella Plants. This link explains how to distinguish them:

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