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on SUCKERS - tips & photos?

Posted by rubyfruit 7 (My Page) on
Sun, Oct 21, 07 at 20:29

I've had AV before... but just let them run their course... I never tried propogating from leaves or pruning, etc. until now.
I've done lots of reading about suckers - growing new plants from them - and the need to remove them from mama plants.
It would be extremely helpful if people could take photos before/after sucker removal so the newbies could see what to look for!
Also - anyone have any tips?

This is my Optimara Annabelle plant. There's so much "going on" in it, I feel like there must be a sucker or three!

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RE: on SUCKERS - tips & photos?

I don't have photos but I have personal experience.

I had a sucker plant. I didn't have time to do anything. After a few months, I simple saw two plants 1/2" apart in the same small pot. I cut the dirty in between. I had two rather large plants in no time.

To be honest, I like suckers - a faster way to propagate.

RE: on SUCKERS - tips & photos?

sounds simple!

my above plant just looks so crowded and complicated, I'm not sure what is what... I have to examine it!

But it sounds like your sucker plant kind of grew NEXT to instead of ON or IN the mama plant...

RE: on SUCKERS - tips & photos?

Ruby, at first, my sucker plant is on/in the mama plant. But as time passes by, they separate further and further apart.

Just let it be.

When they are ready for you to devide, you will see.

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