How to propagate plants in LECA

Propagating plants in leca is, in my experience, a little bit easier than propagating in just plain water. The stem of the plant isn’t sitting in water, so stem rot can be staved off for longer. It’s not completely rot-proof – the stem will be touching the leca, which will be damp, but it’s not, …

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How to Propagate Sansevieria

Sansevieria are a cool propagation project. Not only are there a few ways to try BUT crucially for a plant hoarder such as myself, Sansevieria are quite happy to be snug in their pot, so you can pop the babies back in with their mother once it’s rooted, so you don’t end up with a …

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Propagating House Plant Cuttings In The Aerogarden

I originally bought my Aerogarden for a couple of reasons: 1 – It’s relevant to this website and I thought it’d be cool 2 – The idea of being able to make pesto whenever I wanted was enchanting Aerogardens are expensive, and certainly take a long time to earn their keep, but if you’re interested …

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How to Propagate a ZZ plant

ZZ plants get a bit of an unfair rep for being hard to propagate. They’re lumped in with the slow coaches, like snake plants, that CAN be propagated, so long as you don’t mind waiting a cool half year for it to root. Let me tell you, that was NOT my experience. My boy rooted …

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How Long Does It Take to Propagate Plants?

There isn’t an answer I can give you. Plants refuse to work that way. I did a whole article on propagating Rhapidophora tetrasperma because I couldn’t get them to root using conventional methods. I write the article because the chances that I’m the only person in the whole world that can’t get them to root …

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