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Royce
Nov 14, 2016 8:14 AM CST
How often do you change the water ? There is a lot about how to cut and how long of a stem but I have not heard how often to change the water ??
Name: Anna Z.
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AnnaZ
Nov 14, 2016 8:16 AM CST
I would imagine it would depend on what plant the cutting is from???? IDK.................
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dyzzypyxxy
Nov 14, 2016 10:32 AM CST
That's true, some plants make their own rooting hormones, so if you leave cuttings for a couple of weeks in the same water they will root better. My brugmansias, coleus and begonias both do this. I just add fresh water to what's in the container.
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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Nov 15, 2016 11:23 AM CST
I've not had much luck with water.
It's so much easier to start cuttings in soil. Works every time for me.
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plantmanager
Nov 15, 2016 11:24 AM CST
It depends on the plant, but I've also had better luck rooting in soil. It seems much faster. The things I root in water can take months or end up rotting.
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WillC
Nov 15, 2016 8:00 PM CST
It probably doesn't make a lot of difference, but change the water when it starts to look cloudy, maybe every week or two.
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