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Submitted: 10:22AM, 19 May 2017
Answer: Hi Tim,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

Sounds like your Gardenia is going through transplant shock which may take up to 12 months. Yes, you can prune off the brown leaves and trim back some branches. I would also suggest watering in some Dynamic Lifter Liquid which contains seaweed, blood&bone and fish meal to help developing new roots and restoring healthy growth. You can see more of the product from the following link:

Hope this helps and happy gardening.

Best Regards,
Yates Horticulturist

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