Planet Houseplant’s Beginner Guide to Tissue Culture

I’m not gonna lie – I was kinda dreading writing this article. Well, not writing it – researching it. Tissue culture seemed a bit dull, but it turns out that not only is it more interesting than I assumed, but also more pervasive in everyday life than one might think. It also starts with quite …

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Monstera Cuttings DON’T Need An Aerial Root (But They Can Help)

Cuttings do not need an aerial root to successfully root. HOWEVER (it can never just be an easy answer, can it?) I’ve carried out several propagation experiments over the past few months and the aerial root/no aerial root thing definitely does impact on the way cuttings root and the speed at which those roots emerge. …

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14 Houseplants You Can Propagate from Leaves

I wanted to do 20 house plants you can propagate from leaves, but I couldn’t think of 20. Here’s 14. I know I wang on about this a lot, but there’s a difference between being able to root a leaf and propagate a leaf. You can convince most house plants to grow leaves from their …

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