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Re: cuttings

Hmmm. May have to try that. I have some jade plant cuttings that I started for Pam and I have some ivy rooting by placing the long ends in dirt so the roots will start...looks like an octopus! A big pot, with little pots all around it with the ends stuck in dirt. Now if I can just keep Raja (my cat) out of it maybe they'll root.

Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
Zone 6

From: Kitty <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: [CHAT] cuttings
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 08:57:04 -0500 (EST)

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.


-------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)
>Not all cuttings will root in water. For an excellent CES publication on

>cuttings go to:

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