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What type of plants can you clone?
Last Updated: 16th June, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, can you clone any plant?
The cloning of plants is very common. In fact, it's so common that some plants even clone themselves naturally without any help from us. The cutting will produce roots of its own and then become a whole new plant identical to the original adult plant. Not all plants can be cloned via cuttings, though.
Furthermore, which plants can be grown from cuttings? Plants which can be propagated from stem cuttings include the following:
- African Violet – tip cutting.
- Acalypha (Red-hot cat tail) – stem cuttings.
- Aglaeonema (Chinese evergreen) – tip cuttings*
- Begonia – tip and stem cuttings*
- Beloperone (Shrimp Plant) – tip cuttings.
- Brassaia actinophylla (Schefflera) tip cuttings.
Also know, can you clone feminised plants?
Cloning from feminized seeds is no different than cloning from plants grown from regular seeds. The cutting is an identical clone of the donor plant. There is no difference in the degree of difficulty of propagation.
When can you clone a mother plant?
Select Your Mother Plant The plant you clone from should be at least 8 weeks old and will need a little prep work before clones are taken. To prepare your plants for cloning make sure that you stop giving your plant nutrients for a few days before you plan on cloning it.