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My trunk has grown so high only foliage is at top. 2 yrs old but it touches ceiling. No way I can leave outside during winter.

Can I cut back the trunk without killing it?

Plant with tall, thin trunk and leaves at height.

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You can cut it off. I do it most years, then root top and let bottom grow. They will root in water or soil if kept moist. You can cut several sections from the trunk and root all. I have 3 different dracaenas I treat the same.

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  • Long ago, the first dracaena got was a 4in. length of trunk . It has been cut 20 times over the years. Oct 25, 2023 at 16:05

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