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Propagating perennial ice plant

Posted by hoover67 7a (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 4, 07 at 7:58

I would love to propagate my perennial ice plant. Does anyone have any tips for someone new to propagation?
Thanks


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RE: Propagating perennial ice plant

Ice plant is easy to propagate.

Just take cuttings about 4" long, with some leaves on each cutting. Make a clean cut about 1/4" from the bottom node, dip into some hormone powder (or not, and stick into some medium of your choice.

I have had ice plant root just laying on the ground.

Good Luck!

Janie


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RE: Propagating perennial ice plant

Here's how easily they root....I did 24 cuttings (mine were shorter than 4") in a 50/50 (perlite and peat) mix out on the back patio, which sits in the full sunlight most of the day. 7 days later, they were firmly rooted!

No rooting hormone, no cover, no misting....just once a day watering.


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