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Posted 9M ago by @Nayelilopezz7

water prop

i had this peperomia in soil and saw it was declining so i took it out of the pot and it had barely any roots so i decided to water prop them to grow more roots, but it doesnt seem liek its working the leaves r very soft and droppy and also the stem is turning brown☹️ any advice?
2” pot with drainage
Last watered 5 days ago
Well, it's not looking great, huh? The only thing I can think of is to cut those stems back to a node that is still viable (remove the portion of the stem turning brown) and start the propping in water, in a much smaller container (test tube or bud vase) along with a cutting of Golden Pothos which will give off growth hormones and potentially help the Peperomia to sprout some roots. If you don't have access to a Golden Pothos, get some rooting hormone and just dip the tip/node in the powder. Cut where shown, but on that top stem - if you can - I'd go to the next node, as the one close to your finger looks already slightly brown.

Change the DISTILLED water around every 3 days. Good luck! I am rooting for you! πŸ˜‰
Also looking forward to ideas others may have.

You could also try dipping the tip/node into rooting hormone and then placing it into moist soil and wait for a week to see if roots are forming. Make sure it has a warm spot within 3 feet of a window, but no blazing hot direct sun.
#greggang #peperomia
@UltraKoreanfir wha do you mean by test tube like do u mean putting this plant in with a water prop of a golden pothos? i do have a golden pothos growing in water do u mean putting this plant with it? or i could probably find a smaller vase?

also this plant needs distilled water? because i had it in regular tap water n it was doing fine
@UltraKoreanfir i have this golden pothos growing in water do i put it with this one??
All plants prefer rainwater, but distilled is next best. Tap water contains too many minerals and/or chemicals.

Yes, put it in with a water prop of a Golden Pothos, but in a small tube or bud vase.
Example shown. If you don't have any, find a narrow, small container so it's a little tight.
Get the two cuttings in together and then change the water every 3 to 4 days, and clean the tube/container with soap & water once per week (don't let algae grow out of control).
It would probably work to put it in the boot propagation you have going too.
@UltraKoreanfir i dont have a tube like tha i rly want one but i also dont have a small tube, but i will try finding something
@Nayelilopezz7 It would probably be okay to stick it in the container with your Pothos. Just change the water frequently. πŸ€žπŸ‘