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how to start a new plant from clippings? :)

Antioch, IL

Can anyone tell me the proper way to start a plant from a couple clippings? A friend gave me a couple from her long plant (I don't know what it is, but it hangs.) Do I keep it in water and wait until it gets roots?
Thank you for any info.

Hometown, IL(Zone 5a)

Most common vines root very well in water. I do it all the time; I even have some growing in only water.
If you could post a picture of the plant in question, it would be very helpful. You could get much more specific advise about your species.

Hope this helps.


( Kim) Zion, IL(Zone 5a)

Most of my house plants cutting is done in water, I am trying new things now I have some in stright perlit, and water 1 X aweek. I have some growing in a Terrarium some are African Violets leaves and baby grow fast in a Terrarium
Hope this helps a little and if you notice we are all from IL. I am real close to where you live

Hometown, IL(Zone 5a)

All Illinois gardeners...enjoying our good weather now, but bracing for what we know is coming... *sigh* (Are your plants inside yet?)

Soon it'll be time to look at the pictures from gardeners in zones 9-10, and be jealous while we look out the window at two feet of snow.

But I still wouldn't trade the change of seasons for anything, no matter how much I gripe!

That's the good thing about indoor gardening- we can still get our hands dirty, even in January.


( Kim) Zion, IL(Zone 5a)

that is so true I love to make cutting do some transplanting and stay in the house I do seasonal work so I am off in most winters unless I can get a inside job. well have to go to work now so have a great day

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