If you have ever propagated plant cuttings in water, you must have noticed that they die soon after they are transferred to the soil or vice versa. How to convert cuttings from water to soil without killing them? The best way to help a plant or cuttings replace their water roots with soil roots is […]
If you have ever overwatered your houseplants, you must have noticed that their leaves would turn yellow and their roots would rot with too much water in the soil. However, if you propagate the cuttings in water, they would grow new roots. How come plants die in waterlogged soil, but can grow in water?
No wonder why many people want to grow aerial roots on their houseplants, orchids, bonsai, and even succulents. Not only do they add a special look to the plant, but they also help absorb moisture and nutrients in the air, and stabilize the plant. So how do you stimulate aerial roots? The natural approach is