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By Elkeb

United Kingdom Gb

Does anyone by any chance know how I take a cutting from a parrot plant that has got a couple of shoots. The main plant is just like a long stalk now with a few leaves and 'parrots' at the top end.

Not sure if there is anything that we can do with it, but we love the plant.



Hi and welcome to GOY

I am sure you can root this in water.

Its worth a try .

I had this plant many yrs ago not anymore though.

Good luck.

10 Nov, 2011


Parrot plants root really easily. I'd just break the top off, about 4-5 inches long and root it in water, then pot it up. You could try trimming the parent plant down to a manageable size and see if it will produce more side shoots too.

10 Nov, 2011

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