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May 4, 2018 11:10 AM CST

Planted this guy in mid-march and have had him on a heated plate inside when it's cool and outside when it's warm. Have been watering only when the soil seems completely dry. It was doing a whole lot of nothing until i spotted this split a few days ago. It seems to be getting bigger and is starting to wrinkle at the top of the opening.
I don't know what to do about it, or what it means. Can anyone help?
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May 5, 2018 9:40 PM CST
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How does the cutting feel? Is it firm the entire length?
I was taught after the first good soak, not to water a cutting until it starts to show leaves to prevent rot. A soft cutting would indicate rotting.
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May 6, 2018 5:03 AM CST

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I'm a little concerned at the brownish spot where that split is (also it appears to be brown right above the soil). I would take a pin and stick it around that area to see if milky white sap appears. If the sap is brownish, it probably means it's rotting..... Sad
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