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This guide is for re-staking an overgrown fiddle leaf fig tree plant. Re-staking a plant will improve the living condition of the plant and create healthy growth. This guide will show the steps necessary to re-stake a house plant. These steps use a fiddle leaf fig tree, but any house plant can be used when following this guide.

  1. How to Re-stake a House Plant, Stake: stap 1, afbeelding 1 van 3 How to Re-stake a House Plant, Stake: stap 1, afbeelding 2 van 3 How to Re-stake a House Plant, Stake: stap 1, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Cut away any twine or peel off any existing Velcro plant tape gently.

  2. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 2, afbeelding 1 van 3 How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 2, afbeelding 2 van 3 How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 2, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Remove the existing stake gently and discard.

  3. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 3, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Measure your plant from the soil level to the top of the plant.

    • If the plant is leaning, make sure to hold it in the desired final position while measuring.

  4. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 4, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Measure from the soil level to 3/4 down into the pot.

  5. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 5, afbeelding 1 van 2 How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 5, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Add the lengths measured in previous two steps and cut your bamboo stake to the combined length.

  6. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 6, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Mark the soil level measurement on the bamboo stake that you obtained in Step 4.

  7. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 7, afbeelding 1 van 3 How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 7, afbeelding 2 van 3 How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 7, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Insert the cut stake into the soil approximately one to three inches from the plant’s base until you can no longer see the mark made in step 6.

  8. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 8, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Cut three to five sections of Velcro plant tape or twine to approximately five inches long.

    • You may want to cut the sections a bit longer if using twine to provide ample string to make knots.

  9. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 9, afbeelding 1 van 2 How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 9, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Wrap and secure the cut twine or Velcro plant tape gently around both the plant and the stake near the base of the plant three to four inches above the soil level.

  10. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 10, afbeelding 1 van 2 How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 10, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Secure the plant to the stake using a second piece of tape halfway up the plant.

  11. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 11, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Secure the plant to the stake using a third piece of tape one inch from the top of the plant.

    • If the plant is especially tall, feel free to follow the above steps to apply more twine or Velcro plant tape approximately 3-4 inches apart to ensure the plant is securely fashioned to the stake.

  12. How to Re-stake a House Plant: stap 12, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Trim any unwanted leaves or branches from the plant using sharp scissors or pruning shears until it is balanced to help prevent the need to re-stake again soon.

    • CAUTION: This is an optional step. If your plant looks great without any trimming, do not give it an unnecessary hair cut.

Conclusie

Enjoy your new, happier plant!

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