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Cutting blackened, dead? but has roots
« on: January 30, 2021, 08:31:30 PM »
Someone graciously sent me a citrus cutting. I dipped it in hormone and planted it with a good humid environment. Tried to maintain airflow.

After 3 weeks, i had lots of white fuzzy mold on the stem, and it was a mostly blackened stick, so last week i set it outside in a Phoenix winter as a casualty to learn from. Need room for other experiments.

Today i cut away the cup just to see how bad Id failed... but found the green end of a root! So i quickly added moisture and brought it back inside in a new pot.

But... does it really stand a chance with the cutting itself looking pretty dead?? Ive been pretty cruel to it.


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Re: Cutting blackened, dead? but has roots
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2021, 10:49:26 PM »
Looks unprobeable, but if the stock is not dead there is always a chance.


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