tropica1 at ix.netcom.com
Wed Feb 21 19:03:24 EST 2001
Ponytail palms or Nolina sp. can be successfully propagated from suckers.
After the sucker is pulled off, allow the cut to air dry for a couple of
Plant into a sandy soil mix and keep the soil moist but not wet. The sucker
should begin to root in a couple of weeks.
By the way, Nolina sp. are not palms. They are in the Agavaceae, the Agave
family, Century plants etc.
"Karin" <Karinhere at webtv.net> wrote in message
news:22064-3A92FA04-57 at storefull-288.iap.bryant.webtv.net...
> Hoping someone can answer a question. Everywhere I checked, it said
> ponytail palms can be started from the small "suckers" on the sides, but
> I couldn't find anyplace that would say HOW to start them! Do they need
> to be rooted in water first, or just put into soil??? If someone could
> PLEASE explain, (feel free to email directly or post here) I would be
> indeed grateful! Thanks so much. Karin
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