Per earlier message, I finally pruned my two Euphorbias (drooping off
pots on back porch), and took cuttings. Let them sit in water a week
or so, and today planted them in a "nursery".
It IS mid-October, so I suppose I can't expect fast action, even in
mild So.Calif coastal climate.
Just curious if anybody has had luck with this kind of operation.
On Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:17:57 -0700 (PDT), Higgs Boson
I have maybe 8-10 euphies....I love them, but have never tried water
rooting. From what I hear, they need to be dried out for a few days
after the initial baptism.
I have had some delightful volunteers over the years, though, and
assume they have come up from flowers that have gone to seed. I just
discovered one when I was tidying up the deck for the season a few
days ago. At some point the pot I pulled the gerberas from exposed an
itty-bitty crown-of-thorns growing at the edge. It is being pampered
****OMG, looks like I did things bass-ackwards!
Thanks for that very useful Web site.
***I do have another batch from pruning the 2nd pot, so will try to
root them the recommended way, and will watch the results with
***Does sound absolutely delightful. Congrats on rescuing the "baby"!
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