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Portuguese Leaf Cuttings

… regards
Ann
Ann
You have a hybrid! An Echeveria subrigida cross.
You can propagate from leaf cuttings generally, but these hybrids are tricky.
Take a full leaf and let it …

Succulent Leaf Cuttings

… to have been able to help me solve the problem. I have a few successful leaf starts growing and recently tried starting a few more. I’m having a hard …

Propagating Echeverias

Echeveria “Perle von Nurnberg”
These have been propagated from leaf cuttings. It takes a couple years before you get such large and beautiful plants from a single leaf. But it …

Ruth's Answers

… up new shoots.
We find crassulas and pachyphytums (and pachy hybrids) to be very easy leaf-rooters. As for cutting a leaf into bits and rooting – rex begonias are a …

We Get Questions

… much for any ideas you have.
Merry, Oakland CA
Merry,
Yes, you can root the leaf cutting and eventually it will send up new rosettes. Sansavieria are a bit slow …

Aeoniums Featured

… never grow these from leaf cuttings. It’s never worked for us even when a leaf has some aerial roots started. Stem-cuttings rule.
Here’s a sad picture of …

Echeveria chihuahuaensis

Small colorful species, slow to offset. Grey rosette to 4″, red tips. Rarely offsets, will propagate from leaf cuttings. Red flowers.

Sedum pachyphyllum

1 ft x 3 ft. Rounded green leaves cluster at the ends of the stems; tips will turn bright red in full sun. Easy to propagate from leaf cuttings. Will …

Sinningia tubiflora

Tuberous caudex to 6″, stems to 12″. One of the few caudexes that can grow from leaf cuttings.

Propagating of Echeverias - The Question

… propagate it.
Thanks very much
Silvia
Silvia,
You can propagate it like other Echeverias through leaf cuttings. The process can take 2 years to get small plants.
More info is …

We Get Questions

… Would you have any advice for me? I’d appreciate it very much.
Carol
Carol,
Leaf cuttings of sedum and echeveria are usually successful if taken in late spring to …

How to Harvest Aloe Gel

This is one I need to know. I can get a little gel out of the aloe leaf just by cutting the tip off and smearing the cut end all …

We Get Questions

… seems bad when they turn black and die off, but it is normal. We recommend cutting them out; you can cut the leaf edge as close in to the stock …

Big Green Cactus Questions

… attached photo. It’s currently about 5 feet tall, and has long spines intermingled with leaflike protrusions along its branches. We’ve never seen anything quite like it. It has …

More ID Questions

… the years – plants I bought and plants my Mom bought at the grocery store and cuttings my friends broke off and said “here”. So, here are two more pics that …

They Get Questions

The Arizona Republic is taking questions, and it’s all about the kalanchoes today.Question: About a year ago, I propagated a cutting from a very colorful kalanchoe. The cutting

Cactus Jungle, Marin Grand Opening

… Production Manager, Anne, and learn some of the tricks of the trade of propagating succulents! Learn how to take cuttings, root them out, and go from a single piece of …

How to Take Euphorbia Cuts

… protection when working around this plant. Given its height, this is going to take at least 3 people to safely take cuttings. One to hold the plant, one to hold …

Wayne's Question

… see new leaves starting to grow out of the middle, and then you can start cutting off the older dead leaves. But you shouldn’t really start any pruning until …

Peruvian Cactus Apple

… it has been drying out in in my garage since then. I thought I had left it too long, but the top sections seem fleshy and fine, with only the …

Euphorbia hedyotoides

Caudiciform with thin branches and lots of thin wispy leaves. Caudex 8-10″. Will reproduce from cuttings.

Aloe Cuttings

… them and check the roots to see if they’re brown or squishy, and maybe leave them in the air to callous? Also saying they can live like that for …

Winter Cactus

Hi,
I have a plant that I purchased about 2-1/2 years ago from you. While I left it in the pot, it continued to grow and looked heathy …

Another Oxalis Bloom

… sun to part shade. In lush soils with good watering, it will retain it’s leaves and will drop them to reveal a succulent when water is withheld. The most …

Blooming Aeoniums

… center of the main flower has protruded out like a
nose. Prior to this the leaves laid flat.

Is this normal/healthy? Is this a growth spurt?
Thanks for your …

Cactus Campaign Quote of the Day

… desert state of Arizona, found on license plates and front lawns and state flora registries, cutting a pitchfork profile both defiant of and shaped by the elements around it. It …

Cactus Care

Hi Peter,
We were wondering about these two cacti given to us by friends. The tall one on the left seems to want to branch (we got a cutting off …

Crested Questions

… has been grafted onto something. I think it looks too tall and am thinking about cutting it shorter…what do you think? The main stem is about 6 inches tall …

Echeveria Grow Big!

… possible (if the head is about to break off then don’t wait) and then cutting the rosette off with about 6″ off stem, clearing off the bottom leaves as …

Euphorbia Problems

… part. I cut the rotted piece out and have saved the rest of the stem to try to grow some cuttings. The rest of the plant looks good, but …