Posted 4M ago by @ManyLime

Ok how should I do this??
I took cuttings of nearly all my pothos and want to put them in 1 pot. Monster pothos! But do I just pot them up or do I put them in water to grow roots first?? I have neon, marble queen, 2 different goldens.. a Hawaiian golden, jade, micans, brasil.. my global green and Baltic aren't big enough for me to feel comfortable cutting.. should I include the scindapsis(excuse my spelling if it's wrong) in this or lemon lime philo? @RJG @ABCD @LatiTish84 @sarahsalith @melodey @PlantMompy @FiercelyFree @Jilliebeanstalk @jcPlantProper @AwesomePlants HALP! Lol #plantaddict #plantsmakepeoplehappy #monsterpothos
I don’t know if you could propagate Pothos in soil. But even if you could I’d choose water because it’s cheaper, and you can see the roots grow. After they all develop roots I’d just pot them all up πŸ€·πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ
I don’t know about the other plant inclusion
If you have rooting powder I'd dip a couple in some and than do water propagation.

I propagated the giant wild Pothos in water with success.

Make sure the ends are calloused before dropping them in water though so they don't rot.
@ABCD that's what I was wondering.. if they would even take in just dirt. I've never tried it. πŸ€”
But whew it's gonna take a while. I better go get some water lol
@ManyLime Buy some more plants to pass the time 😜
@ABCD lol
@melodey how long should I keep them out to callous? And yes I have rooting powder 😊
@ManyLime you can root them right in soil without issue! That's what I do when I want my pothos to be bushier, chop and prop right back into the soil.

That said, I love to water prop so there is no reason not to! I suppose it's your prop preference, especially knowing your end goal.

As far as including other plants, I'd say start with the pothos - you can always add more props!
@ManyLime 30 min or so. It just needs to be dryed out on the end cut parts.
Tbh I stuck an unrooted Heartleaf philodendron in the soil of a bigger one and it rooted and has a baby leaf growing.

Plants are so cool. Prosperous little buggers
And here I am telling you that you can chop the plants and put them straight into water. 😁 If you water propagate, you don't have to let the end dry ... because it's going into water.

If you have a plant food (like happy happy houseplant food), you can put that in the water to help get it started.

Let us know how your Monster Pothos grows! 🌱
I think I'm gonna do both! Lol
I took 2 cuttings of each plant as it is. So I'm sitting here like.. well... why not?!?? And the plants I cut from are plenty big and if it fails I can cut more. I do wish my njoy, baltic and Brasil were big enough to include in the fun.
We shall see how things go!
@sarahsalith I always thought you had to let the end dry when water propagating! Saves me a step now πŸ˜‚πŸ€“πŸ™
Propping in water is so fun, the roots grow so fast. Just keep the water fresh, change it out once a week. Don't plant them until roots are at least 2 inches long.
@ManyLime I agree with @PlantMompy it's your preference.
I never used a rooting powder before.
@Sassylimey I've propped a few things in water, the challenge has always been getting them to survive the soil πŸ™„
I have 1 baltic that has been in water FOREVER. It won't die and it won't root. I'm so confused πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
@LatiTish84 I got rooting hormone forever ago. Half the time I forget to use itπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ and the stuff seems to last a lonnnnng time.
@sarahsalith ok I put a tiny bit of plant food in the water and I'm using fish tank water to hopefully encourage things.
Here goes nothing!
@PlantMompy I think I have stuck a few things just straight in dirt but I swear I can't remember what or when right now lollll

Well I'm gonna try both and see what lives and what dies. πŸ€·πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ
@ManyLime fish tank water is magicalοΏΌ! Sometimes I just stick my cuttings straight into the tank!
@sarahsalith HA! My mom would have a full on fit. She's already huffy about me stealing her water πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Ok here is the crazy bunch. 2 glasses for water prop and 1 dirt prop.
@melodey I had a rough weekend and couldn't do your seed challenge thing but this might just be fun!
Ok wait... do I water the dirt now? Or wait a day or so?
@ManyLime I actually just propped some Syngonium and Scindapsus. I'll be propping these guys in a sphagnum moss prop box all together. I dusted the nodes with rooting powder πŸ€“

I'd love to stay updated on your props! #worldpropseries ? πŸ˜‚
@ManyLime you can even clip pothos on the edge and plop them straight into the fish tank. Just don’t let the leaves go in the water. I had one root 2 feet once
Yep going to cut all my pothos and do the same thing 🀩
@melodey ooooh... sphagnum moss.. I've never used that...
No..I lied. I tried to do some SOP and I forgot about them. I just looked and they are raisins in a box πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ oops. I have a big ole brick of moss too. πŸ™„πŸ€ͺ
@Jilliebeanstalk I'm so tempted but I know my mom would be like 'Jennifer! What the heck you doing to my fish now?!??' πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
I should stick one in there and see if she notices. I used to throw my air plants in there... but.. they're all dead now.. ::sigh::
Take a little Honey 🍯 and stick the ends of your Baltic Epipremnum/Pothos in it then put it back in fresh water...with bright indirect LIGHTing, your roots will grow, @ManyLime πŸ’―
@ManyLime you should tell you mom that the plants help purify the water! It's a true story! Happy fish!
@melodey this is how you know I’m a new plant mom. I didn’t even know there was plant powder 🀣πŸ₯°πŸ§˜πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸŒ±
I would put them in water to root! I myself have never had good luck with rooting them in soil!
@ShiraHeals this is one brand I use! οΏΌ
@JustPlainDee honey?? WOW amazing, I guess it could work, it's naturally anti bacterial, have to research this one πŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸ’›
@JustPlainDee ooooh! I'm gonna try it when I get home! Should I cut the ends again or just stick them in as is?
@sarahsalith oh that might work because she always has issues with cloudy water.
@ManyLime You have to change out the water every few days! οΏΌ
If you put the plants in the fish tank, don't use the rooting hormone- it'll make the fish tank water nasty.
@ShiraHeals ooh!! If rooting hormone is new to you, you should check out @ForFoxSake and @AwesomePlants posts about their magical stuff they put on plants! Clonex and Keiki powder and more! They've had great results!
@sarahsalith I always wondered about rooting hormone in water at all. I figured it would just wash off. It's my first time trying it with this water prop. But it seems to be sticking so far πŸ€·πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ
@FairFicus ahhh thank you Adele! When should I use this??
@sarahsalith oohh!!! Thank you!!!!! I love all of this!!!!
@sarahsalith and @ManyLime it does. The plants pull the nitrites and nitrates out which cleans the tank.
@ManyLime I recently learned you can just dip into cinnamon too. It’s a fungicide and rooting hormone and helps the cut part heal. I used it on beauty bushes I just propped
Pothos should grow very fast, especially since after doing some #ScienceWithGreg! I propped all my Pothos together and I have giant monster Pothos water prop 🫣 the roots are immaculate, I’ll tell you that! Propped in water, no rooting hormone as Pothos already grow so fast :)
Enjoy propagating. Hope the cuttings root well. πŸͺ΄
@kscape ooooh! What all did you put in your #monsterpothos prop? Please do share! πŸ‘€πŸ‘€
@Pegster thank you!
@ManyLime Golden Pothos (Im about to make another experiment post here in a lil!), Global Green, Marble/Snow, Baltic Blue, Manjula, N’Joy, and two types of Satin and a Harlequin! All cuttings 🌿✨
@kscape oooh that sounds beautiful
@ManyLime some times it clumps and gets nasty over time- but if it's working- that's great! 😁
Yes, @sarahsalith Honey is a natural rooting agent... learned it from my Grams when I was a young girl.
Because I primarily use organic methods, I only use Honey, Cinnamon, and Perlite for rooting.

NO need to recut, @ManyLime, just place your tips in the honey and then place your cutting(s) in water or soil. πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ

πŸ’šπŸƒ Good Luck! πŸƒπŸ’š

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