Cuttings of leaves with petioles – plant propagation

September 29, 2016 at 2:37 pm

leaf cuttings - whole leaf with petioleThe name of this method practically says it all. It involves whole leaves torn off the mother plant along with their petioles (stalks) to serve as cuttings. It is a very popular way of propagating the african violet.

Phalaenopsis orchid, Moth orchid

September 3, 2016 at 5:27 pm

phalaenopsis orchid, moth orchid, phalThe moth orchid (phalaenopsis) is one of those cult house plants which almost everybody knows. A real, beautiful queen among indoor plants that can bloom in any season of the year. Not a very demanding queen.