Old 05-17-01, 12:00 PM
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I have a plant, a Croton to be exact. I'd like to know if I can start a new plant with a piece of the existing one. If I can, what's the best way to start a new plant?
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Old 05-17-01, 04:23 PM
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Propagating a croton

Crotons tend to be fairly easy to propagate from tip cuttings. You will need a good propagation medium specially mixed for rooting plants, evenly moist conditions, diffused sunlight, high humidity (usually achieved by covering propagation area with plastic so condensation can form underneath--but allowing ventilation through the bottom of the plastic to prevent disease), a rootzone temperature of about 75 degrees, and a rooting hormone to promote root propagation. A tip cutting includes a healthy tip with a portion of the stem. Remove lower foliage to expose bare stem.

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