Rooting a Nepenthes

leoakApril 6, 2007

I got some cuttings of a Nepenthes from ebay. The seller said she didn't know what type it was and that it looked a lot like khasiana, but since the khasiana is endangered then it could be a similar hybrid mix. The cuttings were healthy and they had been dipped in rooting compound. The instructions on rooting them said to remove the last leaf to expose a node and to plant it in moist peat moss. Is there anything else I should do to root the cuttings?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

There are more than a few ways to do so and the one prescribed does work. One person I respect will take a cutting and "notch" the end of it (cut slits to allow more surface area for roots) and place it in a vase, like a rose stem. Notching, in general, is a good strategy.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2007 at 7:37PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Might be a stupid question but......,,
Hi everyone! I have two nepenthes. I believe they're...
Please help?! Nepenthes got too hot:(
Hi I've been growing Neps for about 2years now, I love...
peat/sand mix
This might seem like a silly question, just starting...
WANTED: wanted pitcher plant
Hi all Im looking for pitcher plants or cuttings for...
Venus Fly Trap Germination Chambers
Yesterday I set up four little pots that are covered...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™