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Q.Propagating burro’s tail

Zone Toronto | Anonymous added on September 16, 2018 | Answered

When I purchased a donkey tail succulent, I repotted it. In the process, many leaves fell, so I gave those leaves a new pot for it to root into new donkey tails. It’s been approximately 2 weeks and only one of the many leaves have started to sprout with mini leaves/roots. None of the other leaves have sprouted. During this time, I haven’t misted any of them. What am I doing wrong?

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Answered on September 17, 2018

You should definitely keep these misted more often than you would typical plant. Another thing you could do that would help rooting, would be to mix a spoonful of honey, and a crushed aspirin tab up in warm water, then spray the soil with it. This will improve your rooting.

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