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Can you propagate a croton from a leaf cutting?

Posted by sylence 6a (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 9, 08 at 18:55

I was at the local nursery today and there was a large croton leaf on the floor. I brought it home, and I'm wondering if it can make a new plant, or if it should just go in my compost bin?

Thanks.


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RE: Can you propagate a croton from a leaf cutting?

i thought croutons were a piece of stale bread in a salad.. go figure...

hit the link .... from my short review.. i don't see propagation by leaf ...

but whats the harm in trying.. slice it clean.. stick it in some media in a pot.. cover with a plastic bag ... it either rots or grows... good luck

ken

Here is a link that might be useful: link


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RE: Can you propagate a croton from a leaf cutting?

You need some of the stem in order to propagate croton. It won't grow roots and shoots from leaf tissue.


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