Well, it took 8 days for the first root to appear (yesterday), but my tomato side shoot is really picking up the pace today:



The question is, do I bother to do anything with it? The only reason I stuck it in some water was to see how easily it would root, and the answer is, “very!”, but I don’t actually need any more plants, sooooo….?

Actually, why am I even pretending to ponder this?? I’m a gardener, and as such I can almost never bring myself to throw away healthy plant material, so you just know that this cutting is going to get potted up and bunged somewhere or other, if only to find out how quickly it grows and becomes productive.

Inquiring minds need to know…


Posted on June 4, 2015, in Techniques and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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