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Sep 10, 2013 8:49 PM CST
So, I'm 2 weeks into my "plastic bag rooting" experiment and I've run into an issue. After closely inspecting this evening, I've found what looks to be rot under the electrical tape. It's at the point where the plastic bag was wrapped around and taped closed. So, far this is the only one out of the four I'm doing this with.
If it IS rot, is there any saving this one? I've read about Tarev putting his in water...?
"Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it."
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Sep 10, 2013 9:01 PM CST
|Hm, it's got new growth going there, so it's not dying.
I'd just cut it off clean, above the shrunken section, let it scab over, then root it normally either in water or moist rooting medium.
To be honest, I'd call the plastic bag experiment a failure at this point. Probably kept that section of the stem too damp.
"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." –Winston Churchill
Sep 11, 2013 6:54 AM CST
Sep 11, 2013 3:50 PM CST
|Awww..sorry to see that stem rot. Agree with Elaine & Hetty. Hope you can save the cutting.|
Sep 11, 2013 7:50 PM CST
| cut it off in the area of healthy tissue, and see if you can save the stem.
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