Todays plant is a grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia), the perfect plant if you have a black thumb 😂Insanely tolerant of many conditions! Its native habitat is tropical Venezuela, so misting especially in winter will please it but equally you can forget to water it for months. It will suffer but likely live. It is also super easy to propagate! I did a vase full of tip cutting about a month ago, and about half have developed roots. It is important to plant these up ASAP once that root forms. Roots that develop in water are different then ones that develop in soil. Getting these guys straight into very damp soil will support them to transition into soil roots. You can of course also do the cutting straight into soil, but I have less success with this. It is critical that that your cutting has one leaf node in water as this is the location that the roots will form, rarely from the actual cut end. I will pot these up with 3 to 5 cuttings per pot to get a nice bushy plant. The cuttings without roots i will pop back in water. Even if you don’t want more plants, cutting your grape ivy will help it to become nice and bushy, and you can share cuttings with friends! These guys really trail so a hanging pot or a bookshelf is a great location. They can tolerate really low light levels, but will not grow. A nice solution for a dark bathroom is two have two, place one in a nice bright diffuse light situation and the other in any dark corner. Switch them every 3 or so months, radically reduce watering in the dark space. How great is that! BTW all of the above also works with a spider plant. Have you tried this? I have had this grape ivy for many many years and it has produced dozens of new plants!
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