Propagating Hoyas

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  1. jroger

    jroger Member

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    I have seen nothing on hoyashear,so i would like some input on propagation.
     
  2. Michael F

    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Hoya is very easy to propagate by cuttings.

    I've yet to find out how to pollinate the flowers to get the fruit to develop, though.
     
  3. joclyn

    joclyn Rising Contributor

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    hoya can be propogated from cuttings - you need to have at least two pairs of leaves on the piece and a node at the bottom that the roots can grow from. longer pieces generally do better.

    i've rooted in both water and soil. water has worked better for me - that could just be they types that i received in trade though. most people root in soil.
     
  4. Teddybear

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    I also find if you keep the humidity higher the cuttings will root faster. I mist my cuttings a couple times a day. Placing the cuttings in a large clear plastic bag,( don't allow the cuttings to touch the side of the bag) and open the bag accasionally to air out. Watch so they don't become too moist!! I have just rooted about 10 cuttings in the last 4-6 weeks, in soil.
     
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    I have rooted a broken portion (approx. 2ft long) in water before. It took about a month with frequent water changes to root out.
     
  6. Barbara Lloyd

    Barbara Lloyd Well-Known Member

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    General info to anyone....
    I use an old fish tank. I had a piece of qtr. in. plastic cut to fit inside the rim to form a sort of seal. A layer of rocks in the bottom covered with water. It creates a great nursery, especially if you tend to 'try' to start lots of diferent plants.
    Barbara Lloyd
     

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