devil's ivy - Knowledgebase Question

fairfax, Vi
Question by rohini_m_200
April 17, 2010
I want to propagate single vine of Devils ivy. How do i do that and do i root it in water? Since i have a single vine i dont want to loose it in an attempt to propagate it

Answer from NGA
April 17, 2010


Pothos is easy to propage and cutting off the tip of the stem won't hurt your plant. In fact, it will branch out with two stems just below the pruning cut. Just cut off the top 4-inches of the stem . Make the cut just below a rood note. The root nodes are little brown bumps protruding from the stem of the pothos. Remove the bottom leaf and set the stem in a glass of water so that the bottom node is covered by water. This is where new roots will develop. Once your cutting has developed a root system you can pot it up and you'll have a new plant.

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