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Name: Shelly H.
Status: other
Age: 30s
Location: N/A
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Date: 12/10/2002


Question:
I have a shoot from the top of a rubber tree plant that someone has cut off of their plant. Do I put this in water to get roots started or put in dirt? I have had the plant in water and nothing is happening.


Replies:
The following may be helpful:

http://www.healthrecipes.com/plant_cuttings.htm

http://www.cce.cornell.edu/suffolk/grownet/indoor-plants/propagation.htm

http://www.ext.nodak.edu/county/cass/horticulture/indoor/start.htm

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach



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