Propagation forum: Peperomia Leaf Propogation

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Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jul 29, 2015 1:12 PM CST
I got some cuttings of a sentimental beautiful peperomia obtusefolia plant a few months ago. I took off the lower leaves and the cuttings are doing great. Just for fun, to see what variegation would come of it, I planted 6 lower leaves into soil. They are now very well anchored and growing. But still no plant to be seen. How long do you think leaf propagation takes for peperomia?
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Aug 15, 2015 3:32 PM CST
Some plants have leaves that can take root, but not grow any new parts, leaves or stems, unless there happened to be a bit of stem attached to the petiole. Coleus & Hoya come to mind for that. Peperomia may be one too...? Never looked into it, but let us know what happens, or if you find any outside info about it, pls!!
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Name: Greene
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greene
Aug 15, 2015 7:26 PM CST
This link has helpful information for the different types of propagation:
http://extension.missouri.edu/p/G6560
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Aug 16, 2015 6:56 AM CST
Very cool find, Greene! Looks like it might be P. obtusifolia at the link. With over 1,000 species of Pep, I wonder if that would apply to all, or just some? Time to experiment!
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Aug 16, 2015 8:13 AM CST
Thanks. Thank You! I keep that link over on the left part of the screen so I can refer to it often. Always something new to propagate!
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Cheryl
Kingwood, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Greenhouse Composter Plant Identifier Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Amaryllis
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ShadyGreenThumb
Aug 17, 2015 8:48 PM CST
One would think being in my greenhouse would be enough humidity to start the plantlet. I know there are roots. I dug up one to see, then replanted it. I will cover it with plastic to increase humidity. It will get to 100% that way since my gh is about 60% most of the time.
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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Aug 18, 2015 8:04 AM CST
If that doesn't work, it's welcome to hang out in my yard. Almost always 90-100% humidity here, for summer anyway!
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