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Theobroma Cacao Cutting?

Posted by rhizophora 9b (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 24, 08 at 11:45

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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RE: Theobroma Cacao Cutting?

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


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RE: Theobroma Cacao Cutting?

They looks like hydotron balls.


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RE: Theobroma Cacao Cutting?

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


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