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Pachira emergency rooting

Posted by HelloPandaNF Zone Five (My Page) on
Thu, May 31, 12 at 15:27

I moved this post from another forum, so I hope this isn't breaking any forum policies or something...

My pachira has rotted at the trunk, and I am trying to salvage the (slightly yellowing) top. The stem has a slightly yellow colouring near the tip, and it only has one new leaf, which is now dying, I think.

Can I root the trunk that has not rotted? Or should I try with the green part with some leaf scars?

Thank you,
A.


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RE: Pachira emergency rooting

Try the green part.
I would normally suggest trying to root the leaf, too, but if it's dying then it won't work.

Josh


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RE: Pachira emergency rooting

Ok, thanks!

Right when I bought it, I actually did try a leaf. It had white things on the end which I now assume were roots, but I threw it out mistaking it for some fungus or disease!

I'll keep the trunk, maybe it'll root, too.

A.


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