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What Do I Do If My Purple Wandering Jew Cutting Is Sprouting Leaves From The Stem And No Roots?

Zone plattsburgh n.y 12901 | skinnymom69 added on October 31, 2019 | Answered

purple wandering jew has new leaves growing from stem that is propagating in water. It is not getting roots. My other one has 1 single root and growing new leaves. Also, what do I do to get them to root so I can plant in soil?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 1, 2019

They will, actually, root better with alternating wet and dry periods in soil.

Being highly invasive and semi-succulent, they hold and store water quite well. Rooting them in water will take just a little longer than rooting in soil and watering as you would a mature specimen, though they will still root in water. You just have to raise the temperature of the water some by setting it in sunlight.

This article will help you to root these cuttings: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/wandering-jew/growing-wandering-jew-plants.htm

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