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What you need:
  • A glass or vase
  • Pruning shears
  • Rooting hormone(optional)
Using a sharp, clean knife remove a shoot from the donor plant. The size of the cutting will depend on the type of plant you are using. Make a cut directly underneath a node. This is where the roots will start forming.
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Place the cutting in a jar of water. Plain water was used for this tutorial, but you can add a little liquid rooting hormone if you want. It isn't necessary to place the jar in a propagator.
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Within a couple weeks, roots will start growing from the submerged node.
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Remove the cutting from the water once you see new vegetative growth. Plant the cutting in a pot of well draining soil mix, and water with a weak fertilizer solution.