Leucadendron coniferum, a member of the Protea family, in the Southern Cape, South Africa

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Leucadendron coniferum, a member of the Protea family, in the Southern Cape, South Africa

By Liz Baessler Leucadendrons are fascinating and beautiful flowering plants native to South Africa. The flowers are bright and have a certain prehistoric look to them that is sure to please…as long as you know how to care for them. Keep reading to learn more about how and when to prune leucadendrons to get the most out of their flowering potential. How to Prune a Leucadendron Plant Leucadendrons bloom in the spring, then continue to put out fresh growth throughout the summer. As the plant is flowering, it’s a good idea to remove spent blooms to keep it neat and to encourage more blooms. Cutting back a leucadendron is earnest is best done after the flowers have all passed. Leucadendron pruning is not an exact science, and the plants can take a lot of shearing very forgivingly. The main thing to understand is that a woody stem with no leaves

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