possible issue w/ cutting

Rock_n_Ruf(5)November 27, 2012

Good evening everyone!
About a week ago I started a cutting in water and just checked on it... I put it in upside-down...
The mother plant is huge, so, it really won't matter if I messed up, but, just out of curiosity, do you think it will root?

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mdahms1979

Most Hoyas are capable of rooting all along their stems so your cutting should be fine. Are both ends of the cutting mature or is one young growth? If the growth is still young and green then it may not root as well as more matured tissue.

Mike

    Bookmark   November 28, 2012 at 11:51AM
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Rock_n_Ruf(5)

Cool! That's good to know.
The cutting is definitely more mature than young.
thank you!

    Bookmark   November 29, 2012 at 2:42PM
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luckynes13(6a)

It is good to know. I potted up a cutting, that was sitting in water for a week.I was wondering if I should put it in a plastic bag for a bit to keep the humidity up?

Nes

    Bookmark   December 9, 2012 at 10:45AM
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greedygh0st

It's not a bad idea in the winter. I mean, it's easy to do and it helps the cutting, so why not? Just keep it out of direct sunlight if you put a bag over it, or you'll cook it.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2012 at 4:22PM
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luckynes13(6a)

I decided to use a pop bottle with the bottom cut off. Seems okay so far. My house is drafty and cold, so it need all the help it can get.

Nes

    Bookmark   December 17, 2012 at 6:02PM
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greedygh0st

Sounds great Nes! I hear you on drafty. I figure if I'm cold my Hoyas must be too lol. Just can't seem to stay warm this year.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2012 at 11:01PM
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