Podcast Interview: Plant Propagation 101 with Leslie Halleck


On EPISODE 64 of the "Growing Joy with Plants" Podcast with Maria Failla. Today Leslie joins me to discuss how plants multiply, and her new book "Plant Parenting". Today’s episode is meant to help us zoom out and understand the overarching reasons for why the propagation projects we know and love are so successful. It is the perfect conversation to enrich our understanding of our plants and how intelligently designed they are.

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In this episode we learn:

  • what is Totipotency
  • the different types of cuttings for propagation
  • roots vs shoots
  • How to properly propagate a Fiddle Leaf Fig tree- and what not to do
  • the most common way to propagate
  • the science behind how plant cuttings instigate root growth (and dos and don'ts you need to know)
  • best practices for taking great cuttings
  • best cuttings to start with for beginners

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