Rubber Tree Plants

Propagating a Rubber Plant

Anonymous added on October 6, 2011 | Answered

I was wondering if I do some cuttings on my rubber plant and some starters from the cuttings, if I have to put plastic over it or if I could just sit in in a pot of soil and see if it would root?

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Answered on October 7, 2011

While your cuttings may still root (albeit somewhat longer), it's generally better to put plastic (or even a glass jar) over the cuttings. Why? This provides them with suitable conditions for rooting such as moisture and heat. Here is an article that you may find helpful:

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