Plumeria forum: Plumeria callus

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Name: Sérgio Barroso
Portugal (Zone 10a)
Jan 2, 2018 7:38 AM CST
Hello. My plumeria cutting arrived two days ago (I ordered it in christmas and it was cut last wednesday, and this is how it looks now. It probably callused during shipping, I don't know. Is it good to plant? Does it need to dry out a few more days or I can plant it today? I think it looks fine, I so wanted to plant it today, but I have no experience on cutting good callus lol. I'd apreciate any help, thank you. What happens if i plant a cutting that didn't dry for weeks? Like, let's say I cut a plumeria today and plant it three days later. Would it make a difference if I waited one or two weeks/didn't wait at all?
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Jan 6, 2018 8:03 AM CST


That looks pretty good but I'd personally give it a few more days to callous.

Planting a freshly cut stick can cause it to rot more easily, especially in cooler climates.

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