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Snake Plant

Gardening Reference » Gardening in 2004
by lxygurl on January 10, 2004 08:32 PM
I just bought a snake plant. I wanted to try to make a smaller plant. Is it hard to make babies from this plant. From what they told me at the store, it is very hard and they have never had any luck. I'm not really sure where to begin with this one. Help please!!!
by Will Creed on January 11, 2004 04:37 AM
You can cut off a healthy leaf and cut it into several 2 to 3 inch sections. Insert them into a pot filled with a damp mix of 2 parts peat moss, 1 part perlite. Keep it warm (above 70 degrees) and in indirect light. Try to keep the soil barely moist, not wet and not dry. When new leaves appear, you an move each section into its own small pot.
by lxygurl on January 11, 2004 05:08 AM
i'm guessing that this is a long process right?
by Will Creed on January 12, 2004 02:58 AM
Yes, we're talking months, not days or weeks. Gardening is often all about patience.

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