The stem should be removed close to the base of the leaf. And yes, be sure to keep the cutting moist while it acclimates to soil. My goal is to have a nice 4 ft. rubber tree. Unlike Monsteras, Rubber trees do not need to root in water. Or do I still need that before putting it in water. Hi Michelle, you definitely can. Help! Taking a cutting from the tip of a stem is bestâthese root the most effectively. These don’t root in water easily, so keeping them in moss will be a lot safer for the travel and short term storage. Select a point â¦ but anyway heâs about 2 feet tall not sure how old he is but when or i should ask how big and how long does he have to be to propagate him ? Falling into Monty’s boat, Rudy, pictured above, my oldest houseplant of the family, was also becoming quite big. Propagate a Rubber Tree Plant with Cuttings. And yes, I would definitely wait. Hi Katelin! Lol. Hi Wendy! It is easy and just takes a bit of patience. Keep on readin’. It is now over 6′ tall and has at least a dozen stalks and each has multiple branches. Rubber trees are sensitive to light changes and will drop leaves if they go from lots of light to not enough. My rubber plant is seemingly healthy (no mites/bugs) but at least one large, healthy leaf falls off each week. I have maybe the biggest rubber tree plant outside of a jungle and it is in the office lobby. As an animal-lover and plant hoarder, I created Leaf & Paw to provide information, inspiration, and thoughts about my two favorite things. This spring I thought Iâd killed my rubber tree because I had put it outside in an early spring warm burst and then forgot she was out there and it frosted at night. Soon you’ll see small white roots show up that look like this! Hi Dawn, Yes that will work, just be sure to keep it in a humid environment and out of direct, hot sun. Hi Emily, it sounds like the roots may have dried out a bit or it was damaged. I’ve had Rudy since 2015 and found he really only grows in bright light. Also, I live in Japan currently and it is very humid right now so I think propagating should be successful, but I havenât been able to find a rooting hormone, will it have trouble growing if I plant it in soil without it? I recently bought a large rubber tree and I wanted to cut one of the branches off. New leaves began sprouting immediately! Sounds like they might be getting crushed or you need to change the water. All rights reserved. Just a leaf cutting will not give you a plant, unfortunately, it will just continue to grow leaves – I talk about this more in this post. You can definitely transfer to soil/a planter, just be sure to wait for roots double to triple that size. Wish I could add a picture to show you. Make sure it’s not specific wildlife preservation property too or that can be illegal. I took snippets of my huge rubber plant and gave them to my best friends to propagate and sent them the link to this article ð. Random question: Where did you get that super cute hanging macrame from? If the water is cloudy (which won’t harm the cutting) just give it a day and change the water. But that doesn’t quite curb the fear of chopping off plant heads and limbs. How long shall I keep the new cutting in a plastic bag? Tinekes get droopy when they are waterlogged (too frequent watering) or kept in a very hot environment. These people are awful. Ironically, I had also put a cutting in water and in just 6 weeks, I alread have long, strong roots!ð What do you think? After you make your cut, do you wait for the sap to stop running before you dip it in rooting hormone? You never want it to completely dry out for the first 6 weeks, but once it’s established you can go back to a normal rubber plant water schedule, which is only watering when the soil is dry. The best time for any type of propagating is when the plant is in its growing season and has plenty of energy to send to new growth. Each half is about 6-7 inches. HI there – do I need to put them in the plastic bag if they are outside in late August – humid weather? and why do i have to cut most of the leaves? I like to use organic fish emulsion diluted in water. Watering a bit every day never really “waters” them, and this is definitely why you have yellowing leaves. Propagation by Cuttings. Just be sure it’s kept in a bright warm location. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. How to Propagate from Leaf Cuttings. Rubber tree cuttings can also be propagated in water rather than soil, although it tends to be less reliable, as the cuttings are more susceptible to rot. Do you think this will work or should I pull it out of the dirt and start over. I think also a site called indoorplantworld ripped off your article? Also be sure to keep the new plant out of drafts. If youâre tired of coddling the notoriously fickle fiddle-leaf fig or weary of picking up dropped leaves from your weeping fig every day, try a rubber â¦ Soak the knife in the solution for five minutes, rinse it with clean water and allow it â¦ Hello! Do you know why a variegated rubber treeâs new leaves would come out smaller than usual? Many thanks. Rubber tree cuttings require humid environments to sprout roots. I propogated a rubber plant 7 weeks ago it had 4 big leaves now that it’s rooting should I cut one of the leaves off to promote growth? i’ll still keep it in a plastic bag to retain humidity. Mine was in pretty decent sun, too. After two (!) My plant (got it for free from nursery) was in terrible condition with a fungal issue (spots, lead drop) so that now all the leaves on lower 2/3 have dropped. Cut a 6 inches long branch from approximately half inch below a leaf set, having at least two sets of leaves (nodes) of length 4 â¦ Hi Harry! I’ve bought a rubber tree cuttings online and forgot to ask if how many days will the leaves be fresh when in transit. can I cut up that stem and propagate it? I’m in England and have just been given a 6 foot tall plant by some friends returning home to Idaho. She is now very happily Indoors again for the winter. It’s got at least 8 stems and stands almost 7 feet. The reason its previous owners abandoned it are apparent, it’s leaves are beautiful and healthy at the top, but it has a very tall and bare trunk. Pretty new leaf emerging. So went home and placed the cuttings in water. Figure 4. Carefully remove the leaves from the cut piece. Place in a sunny, warm window and in about 2-3 months you should see white barnacle-looking things, some fuzzy stuff. Thanks. The plastic bag really just helps root development, so if it looks like or you can see roots and new leaves forming consistently, you should be able to remove the bag. Plants that are propagated in the fall or winter may not grow or recover as quickly, although it can still be done. They most certainly did. Hi again! Hi Debbie, It’s probably plenty humid in Florida so it may work but rooting hormone definitely helps. Its Toronto – so they will come back in eventually. You can either grow it as a small houseplant that brightens a dark corner of the room or as a tree. Next one has 2 big leaves, one leaf has no shine at all, I never seen this on my other plants. Thanks for the information. Fiddle leaf fig soil propagation . I recently rescued a variegated rubber plant from the side of the road. Materials that are needed to air layer a rubber tree include a sharp knife, sphagnum moss, a sheet of clear plastic, twist ties, and a rooting hormone. Hi Darrien! Iâve just purchased a Tineke cutting and am excited to propagate that one to add to the collection ð. Hello! It’s important the leaves don’t touch the bag too much – you can use toothpick or chopsticks to keep its distance. Hi, I am trying to propagate my lemon lime rubber plant in water. Ensure that you have all of your tools and supplies ready to go before starting to propagate. Do you think the branch itself would root or I would have to cut the part of the branch off that has bark and only pot the more green looking stem? Many times these pests continue on to affect the cutting which will then die shortly after propagating. For a year I can not stop trying to cut my ficus elastica but without success. Would I still need to do the mini greenhouse part if I live in Queensland where the humidity is pretty high anyway? If you leave too many leaves, the plant continues to provide nutrients to them to keep them healthy. I propagated a cutting from my parents Burgandy around August/September of last year. Or keep it until the branches will grow larger? Everywhere! I followed your method also the method in the water but I do not know the reason for my failure. i couldnât be mire proud of him. My question is this: can I make 2 cuts on the same stem for 2 new plants? Roots will develop faster with less leaves on the plant. While it is not the most effective way to propagate (soil is usually more effective). Make sure it doesn’t need water or is in too hot a room. You can propagate the top part yes. A month or so later I took off the bag, and it FINALLY grew a new leaf! While I know I’m not the only one who prunes their plants for shallow reasons like these, it was time for a trim. Hi! Remember that the cut will never sprout leaves directly, so don’t be alarmed. My plant is really old but I donât want to loose it. A few years ago it was down to 2 leave and I was told to throw it out. After I cured Rudy of spider mites, he was left with some funny growth, weird leaves and botched stems. After 4-5 weeks, the cutting should begin establishing roots. You can try the water propagation method too, you may have better luck. After covering the cutting with plastic bag , should we water the plant in few intervals by removing the bag and cover back with bag after watering . I like stem cuttings personally. The last question the leaves are drooping but still alive. You can always try air layering as an alternative method if you want to let the roots form on the plant, then just snip off the piece. As previously noted, the Fiddle Leaf Fig needs to receive a â¦ Some rubber trees can take longer than others, and it also depends on the conditions they’re in. If I trim a few of the branches, can I root and directly plant the branch in new soil? For you cooks out there, think mise en place. I just put it in water and after around 6-8 weeks it grew some roots and I planted the leaf in the soil, I really hope it will give me a new tree:). Hello! Sometimes doing something once is all you need to have the confidence to do it again. If not, that can definitely be why it’s wilting. I put it outside in the shade of a tree for the summer and it flourished. End of Spoiler. Usually when leaves start to come in it means it is getting sufficient light now, so keep doing what you’re doing! my question is, if I want to propagate this spring, do you think sheâll be strong enough, or should I give her more time to rebound and recover from my unforgivable neglect last spring? Don’t be afraid to propagate! Trunk has aerial roots coming out all over the trunk. And I think the wall hanging is either from Etsy or Anthropologie a few years ago – I have a lot of wall hangings like this and don’t quite remember – but I found this on Amazon which is kind of similar. What in your opinion would be most successful? My questions are about 3 rubber plants I propogated the first one is doing great but it does have 4 big leaves should I cut 1 or 2 off to coax new growth? Good luck and feel free to send questions if you have any! To grow a new fiddle leaf fig tree directly in soil, find a planter that has a drainage hole. With a few simple tools and supplies, learn how you can create a new rubber tree by taking cuttings from your existing plant! All my leaves are shed but white dots are appearing on the cuttings ,it looks like roots . How to Propagate Your Fiddle-Leaf Fig While it takes time, you can propagate fiddle-leaf figs via a few different methods: stem or leaf cuttings and air layering. Hi Tania, sounds like overwatering or moving to a different location with different lighting. Remember that plastic bag? Have you had any experience with rubber plants affected by root rot? On the way out, I was allowed to take a piece home. Also it helps if the roots are suspended in water – I would move it out of the mug and into some type of taller glass jar so the roots don’t touch the bottom. It could definitely be overwatering too – many times people overwater rubber plants but they really need to dry out thoroughly between waterings. I’m guessing yes but I don’t necessarily want to buy a big pack clear zip lock bags if I only need one or two for cuttings so wanted to ask to weigh my options. Place him gingerly in the bag and seal it 90% of the way. Anyway. I would try a younger piece first since they tend to root much quicker. my rubber tree cutting is doing great just the leaves are a little wilty should i cut them back? I would use rooting hormone and keep the exposed root wrapped in moist sphagnum moss, then in a plastic bag to hold moisture. I already put my order before asking, and the seller said that it would be around 2 to 3 days for the leaves to be fresh. What are the issues you are having? Propagating rubber trees can get messy since they ooze a sticky, latex-rich white sap when the stems are cut, so preparing a clean surface area ahead of time is important. You can try cutting a larger piece off but sometimes they just don’t root and end up rotting, whereas smaller pieces are always easier. My trick (I read about it in one of my plant groups) was to put a cutting of pothos in the water with the ficus cutting. Loved the article and it was super helpful! I did stick the cutting in dirt(cactus,and perlite soil) I have in near a window in indirect sun in the warmest part of my kitchen. Introducing "One Thing": A New Video Series. Not only does this help to expose the stem and encourage rooting, but it also helps to ensure that the cutting's energy is directed towards new growth rather than maintaining existing leaves. Hi Mai, Smaller cuttings with less leaves allow the plant to put energy into creating roots. Just be patient, but if you see anything soggy or black and mushy on the stem an no roots (which will be white), throw it out. The rubber tree (ficus elastica) is a member of the fig tree family. Before planting, apply a rooting hormone to the end of each cutting. If it’s still wilty after a few days you can cut the leaves off, but it would be best to find the root of the problem so other leaves don’t end up the same way. Native to the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, rubber trees (Ficus elastica) can be readily propagated by stem or leaf cuttings. © 2021 Leaf and Paw. I had no idea how to propagate so I cut it in half. If you have one you know what I mean. *Leaf and Paw takes part in Amazon Affiliates, so we get a small percentage of any of these sales so we can make more content for you! Yes it would! Hello. About Leaf & Paw As an animal-lover and plant hoarder, I created Leaf & Paw to provide information, inspiration, and thoughts about my two favorite things. I watered mine maybe once a week, but I checked it (opening the bag, feeling the soil) every few days. I have a mature, tall rubber tree that I had to cut back because it was touching the ceiling. Hi Lia! Planting the Rooted Rubber Tree Cutting I did that for a few sequence and am still dealing with leaves turning yellow…. Should I propogate the top part of the stem as these leaves are all heathly? Survey your plant to identify where it could benefit from some pruning. Hi! Can I leave it in water until early spring?..or should I still transfer it to a pot? Either way, it was time for a haircut. Iâm nervous. They seem fine otherwise but one of the roots even fell off ð . Have a Rubber tree out of hand? When you're finished, place your rubber tree in a warm spot that receives indirect sunlight. If cuttings from the same plant keep failing, the main plant may not be healthy – stems should be firm and not soggy. The plant propagated from curry leaf seeds will be very slow, may be more than a year for the seedling to get established. There are ways to propagate a rubber tree. This is where you need it. The leaves began drooping and turning brown, and the stem turned brown and shrivelled up. Can I cut the ones high up on the stem? As I think that was part of why the ones I potted in soil didn’t survive. I will try what you said and see how it goes. This is a new cutting (as of March 2020), so I’m still waiting for some more goods to show. I couldn’t find a big enough plastic bag to make a little greenhouse but I do have one of those so I set it up on the table in the lounge and now I wait to see what happens. My question is, should I snip a nice big healthy piece with the thick(1.5in) stem/trunk? Hi, i have bought a 3ft rubber tree cutting and have planted the whole of it in soil just today. I’m doing a few different propagation tests – various stem cuttings in either soil or water. Explore. Propagating a rubber tree plant from cuttings starts with getting a good cutting. I wouldn’t recommend adding powder to water, powder is really for soil propagation for woody plants. Slice across several of the larger veins on the underside of the leaf with a sharp knife. A new leaf should pop out near where you cut – be sure to place in a warm bright location to ensure if has the best chance to put a new leaf out. Rubber tree cuttings should be about 6 inches (15 centimeters) long and have at least 4 leaf nodes for the best chance of success. Yes I have and 8/10 they don’t survive. I performed this in early September, so I was able to still have some sun for Rudy to soak up in NY. 3. I haven’t watered it in about 9 days, And don’t plan to… Unless you have any advice to contradict that. I performed this in early September, so I was able to still have some sun for Rudy to soak up in NY. It sounds like you should be ok, though. Brown are ok too, I just seem to have a much quicker root response with green/young ones. But along with these tiny new roots, each stem/leaf cutting is also pushing out a tiny baby leaf. No growth of leaves yet. Huge! (I also used a local honey instead of rooting hormone). Hi Jam, it depends on the light it gets but you want to keep the cutting slightly moist, so I would check once or twice a week. Hi Rod, it could be a lot of things unfortunately, the health of the mother plant, water quality, sun etc. In a whole month isolation for the plant, how often do we have to open the plastic bag to water the plant? Hi, I would give it time. You can try air layering (which I talk about in my monstera post) which might be better. I will probably try both methods. I have one that has not done so well and is about 3 ft tall, and has a hand full of leafs on it near the top its only one stem. Hi Fran, I think I know what you mean and a branch cutting (no barky part) should still work out fine. Help! So just cutting and putting in soil will make it grow? If you are positive that it’s ok to take, you can cut a 6″ piece (bigger isn’t better in this case), the size of the truck doesn’t necessary matter but younger growth is easier to propagate. In about a month roots will develop. Leaving out some leaves are totally fine, as long as humidity is circulating the body of the plant you’re good. Each requires the same set of tools and supplies. This is a good sign. Thank you! Is that even possible? Thank you. I had a pretty good sized piece with about 6-7 leaves so I decided to cut it into twos for better odds. Before propagation, I like to gather all of my materials first. Everything about Rubber Plants! Is it ok to cut the leaves in half to fit in the bag. After 5-6 months, the cuttings should have well-established root systems. Hi Joey! You’re going to make a super casual greenhouse for your new baby. It has been 2 weeks and 2 Days inside of plastic bag. Was given a large lanky rubber tree. Also be sure the original plant was healthy. The latex-rich sap of the Ficus elastica is considered mildly toxic to humans and pets and can cause skin irritation on contact. I figure every time I water it drained into the canister and probably creates humidity. You ca do it in water, soil and also by hanging it like the Orchids. I love plant rescue stories! Rubber trees can take a while before you see anything. Leggy, elongated stems or branches also make great options for cuttings. Any suggestions now that he’s gotten so tall and lanky? Thanks for the advice! Or would it be happier if it received direct morning light? Well, as you are aware by now, this is my journey of being a Plantito. I appreciate you all sharing this with me! Thanks! I’m not sure the water method will work, although its only been 12 hours and obviously the roots take many months to form. -Anastasia. Rubber Tree Facts. All the leaves on my plant are now droopy and sad! Hi MJ, It will most likely rot if propagated, since the mother plant is unhealthy. My questions are do I cut only green stems to propagate or are brown ones ok. Also should I use a part that just produced a leaf or does it matter. Thank you for this post! Should I remove the plastic bag? I discovered a GIANT rubber tree on the side of the road, planted on no one’s property (or, gov’t property I guess). It’s similar to the way a Monstera is propagated. I live in Minnesota and am worried that if I transferred it now it won’t make it. Me and my two cats LOVE your site! Sign up for our newsletter for even more leaves and paws in your inbox. That’s so exciting! Place a plastic zip-top bag over each potted cutting to create a greenhouse-like environment. Hi MJ, Yes you can definitely use moss, it’s a great propagating material. That’s amazing! In a nutshell, you propagate the plant while itâs still attached to the mother. She’s probably still recovering quite a bit and needs time to pump out those new leaves. Overwatering is always the killer of plants, so to get an idea of watering, I always suggest getting a moisture meter until you get used to watering. I cut my rubber leaf to propagate yesterday, I put the cuttings in water and then came across your blog, can I pull them out of the water and stick it in soil or is it too late? Either the water or soil method works well, but transitioning it to a different medium within a next few days is fine. Theyâre fast growers with the right light conditions and can last 15 years or more with proper care. Learn how to do it now! You can also try my water propagation method since you can’t find rooting hormone. Leave a comment below! I can’t stress enough that the best way to propagate a Rubber tree, or any indoor plant in general, is with a healthy, established mother (or father) plant. I didn’t here because you can’t see the root development, which I love to watch. I picked a leggy stem on Rudy that didn’t receive much sun and would benefit from being pruned. A couple of my friends are very curious. Unless you have (or it was) in full sun in a warm environment, a bit every other day is not the best method. With air layering, a cut in a living stem or branch causes nutrients in the plantâs vascular system to accumulate at the location of the cut, which will cause new roots to grow from that point on the stem. And one more question: can the rooting powder be used for water propagation (I have a couple of fiddle leaf figs in jars right now- thinking about adding some powder to it). Your email address will not be published. How to propagate rubber plant in water You may want to wait though – sometimes plants will pop out new leaves even if they’ve lost them – keep an eye out for buds on the stem. Wait. Here's the complete guide to propagate a rubber tree to keep them lush and lovely. Literally every leaf wilted, turned white, dried up and fell off ð. I snip these off with my pruning shears. Iâm just curious about this and am unsure if iâll ever do it , but i just got my new baby rubber tree . The cuttings are already dipped in rooting hormones. Use the clippers to remove a cutting from the end of a branch of your rubber tree. If there are no roots, you may want to cut it in half and make sure juicy roots develop before you plant. Hi Alexis! Spoiler Alert! Hi Yulia! Spider mites will also cause leaf issues. Place cuttings in the medium with the bud covered (1 â 2 to 1 inch) and the leaf exposed (Figure 4). Yes, correct, you can remove the bag when you water it. For large plants, it’s better to let them dry out quite a bit then water well until it runs out of the bottom. Sorry, noob here. As with most plants, rubber trees are best propagated in the early spring to late summer, in accordance with their active growing period. 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