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cuttings


Jesse,
I am currently rooting some cuttings of the Goldfish Plant I wrote about
last fall. I didn't have a lot and didn't want to use up a lot of space,
so I used a 2x5 peat cell strip filled with rooting medium. After
sticking the cuttings I placed the cell strip in an old plastic audio
cassette tray (about 12x4 inches). Then I stuck chopsticks upright in
each corner of the medium and wrapped saranwrap around the whole thing.
About once a week I pour more water into the plastic tray to keep
everything moist. The Goldfish have already rooted; I just haven't
gotten around to potting them up. Maybe this weekend.


Kitty

-------Original Message-------
From: Jesse Bell <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
Sent: 03/11/03 11:24 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hypoestes Phyllostachya

> 
> WOW...that is excellent!  Thanks Kitty.  Just printed it out.  I knew you 
would probably have an answer for me!!!!

Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
Zone 6


>From: Kitty <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hypoestes Phyllostachya
>Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 08:15:14 -0500 (EST)
>
>Jesse,
>Not all cuttings will root in water.  For an excellent CES publication on 

>cuttings go to:
>
>http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/HO-37web.html
>
>Kitty
>
>
>-------Original Message-------
>From: Jesse Bell <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
>Sent: 03/11/03 09:59 AM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: [CHAT] Hypoestes Phyllostachya
>
> >
> > I have a question about my "Polka Dot" plant.  The latin name is 
>hypoestes
>phyllostachya.  When I looked up propogation on this plant, everything
>said,
>"propogate by cuttings".  Well, I pinched some off and stuck it in water.
>
>It very promptly died.  So...what do they mean?  I feel very blonde all
of
>a
>sudden.  Help.
>
>Jesse Rene' Bell
>Claremore, OK

If you have weeds, you don't have enough plants.

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