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Name: Jonathan C.
Status: student
Age: 20s
Location: N/A
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Date: 2/9/2004


Question:
I have a Ming Aralia (Polyscias fruticosa) soft cutting from the top of one of my plants (the cutting was accidental). I have been soaking the two branched cutting in water for about 3 weeks with no root growth. The leaves of the cutting, however, look lush and green. How may I encourage root growth?


Replies:
possibly helpful:

www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Araliaceae/Polyscias_fruticosa.html

http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/Foliage/folnotes/aralia.htm

This one suggests faster rooting with bottom heat of 70-75 Fahrenheit:

http://www.msue.msu.edu/imp/modzz/00001144.html

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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