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ZZ plant experiment.....

Posted by emerald1951 4 ( on
Tue, Jul 31, 12 at 21:21

Hi all, has anyone here ever tryed to propagate ZZ plants..
I read about it and heres my attempt at it, I read that it takes a year, is that right....I have one piece in water and the rest in soil....I found a branch broken at a green house and I asked if I could have it to try and grow, and they gave it to me, but said it probably wouldn't work. what do you think and any help is welcome....thank you ....linda............

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RE: ZZ plant experiment.....

Hi Linda,

I tried it once and it worked, but it did take a long time (a few months, not a year). I started from a leaf, like you appear to be doing with your tray. The leaf developed a bulb, not roots.
Good luck!


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