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Have a question on watering AV leaves for propagation. Should AV leaves that have just been put down be watered with just regular water, fertilized water or a weaker solution of fertilized water? Would like any comments or suggestions on this.
Connie, I use a very light mix with lots of perlite and vermiculite and no fertilizer in the mix. Sorry I didn't answer sooner, I had not seen your post.
Hope everything is growing well for you.
Your leaves look great. I have some that are not covered and require watering sometimes. Need to get some more covered containers for the leaves that I have put down. What kind of containers are you using?
Took a couple of months and I had plants and they are BIG now. I am happy to have lots of Silk Orchids, Mindi Rose and Sunlit Sugar Plums. Hard to find all of them. Impossible to find Sunlit Sugar Plum. These pictures are not my babies, they are older ones.
Sally, that Sunlit Sugar Plum sure is a beauty. I have Mindi Rose but still waiting for its first bloom. I actually started using your system of potting leaves in the covered plastic boxes and they are doing really well. It sure cuts down on watering time. I put leaves down about a month ago so no babies yet but all the leaves are looking good. Thanks for sharing your idea and your photos.
Chiqui, glad you are enjoying the covered leaves. I have those boxes and now bigger, tall one for the pots of the "babies." They are BIG babies now, ha. Need to get some pics of my big ones. I need to find the site to show also. You can dial the amount of air you want in the box. Neat.