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Posted 7M ago by @UltraKoreanfir

Are these the start of catechins?

My chenille plant was at death's door around the end of June. So much so that I started a gallon sized Ziploc of cuttings as insurance. Anyway, it's doing a lot better now, but I'd like it to be more compact and bushy, like the original plant. Any hints for that? Also, it has the little fuzzy areas near a few leaf joints. I'm not certain if they are air roots, or if they are the beginnings of catechins, since they are pink/red fuzz.
0ft to light, indirect
8” pot with drainage
Last watered 3 months ago
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I found a link on The Spruce. I love this company! https://www.thespruce.com/chenille-plant-1315697
Sorry no one has answered but….. I have no idea…. I’ve never heard of this plant.. crazy! Now I’m curious! 🦎πŸͺ΄πŸœοΈπŸŒ΅
@SuperblyLilac I'm surprised they aren't more popular, because they are really pretty when they're in flower. This one was almost dead, so I cut it back to almost nothing and slowly it has come back. I think I probably need to fertilize it more often based upon reading a few links.
What I pictured ARE the starts of the catkins (I learned how to spell it right πŸ˜‰) Thanks for trying!