Propagation

How to Propagate Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma in Water

Propagating Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma is as simple as propagating a Pothos, but somehow not as easy. Their propensity towards root rot …

This Is The Best Place to Put Your Houseplant Cuttings/Propagations

I’ve done a fair bit of research on this, and the consensus seems to be that cuttings do best with …
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How to Propagate Syngoniums

Syngoniums are awesome propagation project. They’re pretty reliable rooters, pretty speedy to root AND Syngoniums are vining plants, so if …

You Can’t Grow A Monstera From A Leaf – Here’s Why

No. You can’t grow a Monstera plant from a single leaf in water or soil (or moss or perlite or …

Planet Houseplant’s Chop And Prop Guide

Chop and prop (or chop n prop) is a term we see bandied all around house plant groups and forums, …

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 …

How to Tissue Culture Houseplants At Home And Make One Houseplant Into Thousands

Yes, you can. People do. I shall give you a brief introduction on how to do it. It will be …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Pothos DOES Help Other Houseplants Roots Faster – A Lot Faster

Tl;dr – yes: I gave it a go, and the cutting with a pothos in with it propagated WAY faster …

How to Speed Up Rooting Cuttings (Nutrient Water is A Game Changer)

First things first – there are a TONNE of factors that can influence how fast a cutting roots, so your …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Rooting Hormone

Rooting hormone is one of those things that you can go your whole plant…career? experience? without hearing about. It’s not …
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You Don’t Need to Let Your Cutting Callus (But It Won’t Harm It)

Does it ever feel like an important piece of knowledge or information just completely passed you by, and then one …

How to Stop Cuttings from Rotting

Propagating house plants is one of those things that seems so easy, but can simply…not work. Before the cutting has …

The Complete Guide to Air-layering For Beginners

Air-layering is one of those propation methods that seemed a bit complicated, so I didn’t really bother learning much about …

The Complete Guide to Wet Stick Propagation

Wet stick is one of those phrases that one day enters your vernacular without realising, and then you say it …

This Is Why Your Monstera Deliciosa Isn’t Propagating

Monstera are a popular choice for first-time propagators and a pretty solid one. They root pretty easily in a variety …