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Q.My Ocotillo Was Blown Over And Broke At The Roots. Can It Be Salvaged?

Zone 85331 | Anonymous added on June 16, 2023 | Answered

It was snapped off at the roots by us roots by a strong wind. I’m wondering if I put it in some water if it would reroot

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Answered on June 19, 2023

Since it is a succulent it may root easily. I would skip the water and let the cut end dry out for a few days. Then plant it in well draining soil such as sand and moist peat. Here is more:


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