Q.Can bird of paradise cuttings be saved if bottom of stems have root rot?
Plants were dug up and left in buckets for friend to plant. Friend over watered.
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During research, I only found information for propagating bird of paradise through division of rhizomes. As a last ditch effort, you could try cutting off the rotted material well above the damaged area and then dipping the cut end in rooting hormone and placing it in well-draining potting soil.