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Posted 1M ago by @SUNSHiNEPLANTS

Propagation Jelly Bean

I honestly don't even know if this is the correct name for this plant... This poor girl is holding on to her last stem lol. && what is all of that white, slimy, fuzzy stuff around the root?! Is that even a root?! What is going on ?! #JellyBeans #JellyBeanPlant #help #PropagationStation #Propagation
2” pot without drainage
Last watered 1 month ago
I’m not positive, but I don’t think that’s a jelly bean plant. They tend to have a more round and, instead of pointed. This plant is severely dehydrated though, as per the wrinkles in the leaf and it looks like the stem is rotting in the water. Is this a succulent?
@TheOddAsity at first I thought it may be some type of sedum, or even a stonecrop. Really not sure. And it never had a root on it. I had it in sphagnum moss to dry out than I put it in the water. It's a cutting from a plant my friend gave me. So confused lol
@SUNSHiNEPLANTS is it a type of jade?
With my Jades I left it on gravel/grit for a couple of weeks to dry over and a light misting encouraged some roots to start before just putting straight into soil (bright indirect sun) then it took quiet nicely and rooted well.

I've not tried propagating in water though. If you want to try again if cut the bottom off and at least 1/2" (12mm) above. Looks like you have plenty of stem to try again πŸ˜€. I took a cutting from about 15cm down to 5cm because I was impatient and potted to early its still going.
The white jelly looking stuff is a bacterial infection and it is 100% DEADLY to propagations. I’ve seen several plant parents battling it lately and here’s what I do to fix it and kill the bacteria:

1. Change the water out

2. Remove the plant and rinse in distilled water

3. Put hydrogen peroxide in a spray bottle and heavily mist the infected site

4. Scrub site with a sterile toothbrush

5. Let the plant sit out of the water for about an hour to ensure the bacteria is dead, then place back in the fresh water!

The wrinkles are caused by the bacteria eating all of the plant’s internal nutrients! I hope this helps this little guy!!