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May 1, 2017 4:04 PM CST
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Name: Dave
Dayton, TN (Zone 7a)
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Well here is my office grown Gloriosum. It's completely root bound and about to overtake the office. I knew it was a runner but I had no idea it would run this much. That stalk is over 40 inches long. It's beautiful but I have to do something. Is there some way to start a new plant from this one?
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May 3, 2017 12:00 PM CST
Name: Carter Mayer
Houston, TX (Zone 9b)
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You should be able to just root the new stem (or stems if you want to cut it to multiple pieces) by partially burying it in the soil length-wise. Keep moist but not wet and they should root.

That said, I can't do anything with Gloriosums but kill them, so take that with a grain of salt. I have plenty of Philodendron species, but these just keel over as soon as they see me coming. Glare
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Dec 9, 2017 12:28 AM CST
Name: Laurie b
Western Washington (Zone 7b)
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No way Carter. You must have got your hands on some defective ones. You grow such perfect plants, always.
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Dec 15, 2017 10:38 PM CST
Name: Carter Mayer
Houston, TX (Zone 9b)
Adeniums Tropicals Plant Identifier
lauriebasler said:No way Carter. You must have got your hands on some defective ones. You grow such perfect plants, always.


I only wish! Lol! I can grow a lot of things, but I've never grown one of these and kept it happy for any length of time.
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Feb 4, 2018 10:13 AM CST
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
WOW 👍😀 Great. Where ever it is, don't move it, and keep on doing, whatever your doing.
Well, of course make your cuttings.👍😀
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Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.
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