As the seedlings become a young plant they often become leggy and will lean to the side, as they become top heavy. When this happens, you will notice there are a lot of air roots sitting above the soil. It is at this stage, that I like to do a re-pot for a few reasons.
Its another week down in our experiment comparing propagation mediums and it is time to look at how the Philodendron Golden Tuxtla cutting are getting on. It’s now two weeks into the experiment and I expect to see roots beginning to show. It will be interesting to see just how each method is working out. […]
One week since I cut up my spare Philodendron Golden Tuxtla to try different propagation methods and here are the results. Growing in Water Growing in Sphagnum Moss Growing in Coconut Coir And the two rooted bare stems. I think that there is clearly some change in all of the pieces. However, one of the […]
It’s been a whole month since I made a Moss Pole for my Green Syngonium to get rid of all the excess Sphagnum Moss that left over from buying plants from away. It’s amazing how much the plant has grown in such a short amount of time. The plant has almost doubled in size in […]
The cool thing about Aroids is that many of them can be propagated in water, as they have evolved from swamp dwelling plants and have held their ability to grow in water, moss and other moist mediums. By taking advantage of this we can easily and succesfully grow new plants to enjoy. You may have […]
Buying Alocasia, Colocasia, Xanthosoma and other bulbous Aroids online is both exciting, because you get an often interesting new plant, and a gamble, because you never know what condition it will turn up in. *for the sake of my typing fingers and my laziness, when I refer to Alocasia in this post, I mean all […]