Theobroma Cacao Cutting?

rhizophora(8)June 24, 2008

Hi,

I have recently taken home a cutting of theobroma cacao due to 'accidental' circumstances :D. It is 4 inches long and I have planted it in moist compost, with added perlite. It is on bottom heat, dipped in rooting hormone, air temperature approx 28C (82F) and 100% humidity. The propagator is in a north facing windowsill. I am not sure if it will root, but I am no expert at all. The bottom two growth nodes are under the compost. Is it likely to root?

Thanks

James

My cutting

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JerryatTreeZoo(Z10 So Fla)

James,

They are regularly propagated by cuttings, but whether you have the right humidity and soil composition to accomplish it, I just don't know. By the way, are those Coco Puffs on top?

Jerry

    Bookmark   July 6, 2008 at 1:48PM
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erict

They looks like hydotron balls.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2008 at 1:53AM
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orchidguyftl(z11 FTL FL)

i propagate my cacao by cuttings when i prune
i give them no special care, just stick them in a pot of mix in the shade

    Bookmark   July 15, 2008 at 1:11AM
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