Oldhammi Propagation

jb_fla(9a)April 4, 2010

Hi there-

I live in Central Fla. In Jan I cut down an olhammi culm and planted one node cuttings into a 50/50 sand peat medium in experimenting with propagating.

Today I noticed one of the cuttings is sending two shoots from the node, but there are no signs of any roots.

From experience, anyone know if I can expect roots?

Thanks kindly,


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kudzu9(Zone 8a - PNW)

Read through this thread for some ideas...

Here is a link that might be useful: B. oldhamii

    Bookmark   April 4, 2010 at 7:13PM
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webgator(9 FL)

Wow, an old but excellent thread, one which I contributed a lot to.

To answer your question, it might be several months before you see roots. I'd leave it potted and just wait it out, monitoring for new growth or decline. If the shoots die off the and culm turns brown it never developed roots.

    Bookmark   April 20, 2010 at 1:49PM
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