Here’s Why Your Pothos Stem Is Turning Yellow

There’s a tonne of information out there about why your Pothos leaves might be turning yellow, but barely anything on why your Pothos stem might be turning yellow. There are a few reasons this could be happening – for one thing, some Pothos just get yellower stems as they grow, especially if the amount of …

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Top Cuttings DO Root Faster (But That’s Not The Whole Story)

In my many, many propagation experiments, I haven’t found any evidence that top cuttings root any faster than mid-cuttings. There are some properties of top cuttings that can help them root faster, but if you have a mid-cutting that has those same properties, it’ll root just as quickly. What’s the difference between a top-cutting and …

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This Is Why We Tissue Culture Houseplants

I should really stop writing articles on tissue culture. I have a video queued up on YouTube all about setting up your own home lab for $200. I can feel myself standing on the edge of a rabbit hole. Still, all in the name of house plant research! Today I’m just going to cover why …

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Where to Keep Propagations

I keep my propagations on my coffee table. There are two reasons I do this, which we’ll go through, but then I also want to cover the ‘ideal’ situation for propagations, so you can decide where to put yours that is not only ideal for your cuttings, but also your lifestyle. There’s no point putting …

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