Dragon Tree in trouble...

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  1. NatashaWard

    NatashaWard New Member

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    Hi all,
    My dragon treethas survived around 5 years in ny care so far, it had 4 leafed stalks (sorry for lamens terms, I don't know howhelse to describe!)
    One stalk was broken when I moved house a few years ago, that never grew back (I'm assuming they don't do that)
    Now another has started to go soft from halfway up the stalk to the top and the leaves look like they are all about to fall off.
    Can I rescue this before the whole tree goes?
    TIA
     
  2. wcutler

    wcutler Renowned Contributor Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Welcome, Natasha. Please reply with some photos of your dragon tree so we can see exactly what you mean. If it's not clear how to do that, see
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    The stalk on the left is not doing so well
     

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    Junglekeeper Contributor 10 Years

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    I would remove that stalk by pruning it a bit below the point where it's soft, making sure the cut is into healthy wood.
     
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    Thanks for the advice, do you know if the stalk is likely to grow back?
     
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