Bird Of Paradise Plants
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Can bird of paradise cuttings be saved if bottom of stems have root rot?

Zone long beach ca. | Anonymous added on August 26, 2019 | Answered

Plants were dug up and left in buckets for friend to plant. Friend over watered.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 27, 2019

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.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/bop/propagating-birds-of-paradise.htm

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