Have question about 2 plants

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  1. Edlou8181

    Edlou8181 Seedling

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    My Cactus.JPG Aloha Vera.JPG The first plant is my Cactus which you can stand some snipping but where is what I ask.
    And the second is my Aloha Vera as you can see is QUITE large and actually there 3 plants in 1 pot.
    Anyone have some ideas about my problems.
    PS its raining hard here from the hurricane.
    Sleep warm and dry.
    ed
     
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  3. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    The first one you trim at the joints, like other plants it will put out two new stems after being trimmed.
    The Aloe you can gently remove the babies and pot them up separately. I would repot the large one but Aloe does not need to be trimmed.
     
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    Edlou8181 Seedling

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    Toni after I trim the first plant at the joints can they be planted or do they have to be put in water to sprout roots.
    Thanks for your help so far.
    Ed
     
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    Just stick the trimmed joints in moist soil or sand. They will root and grow. They do not need to be really deep so you might need to support them a while.
     



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    Mart thanks for the info will try it later today
    ed
     
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    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    Is the top one a dragonfruit plant? For any kind of cacti/succulent cuttings, I would let the cuts dry at least overnight before putting in a pot.
     
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    Right ! Forgot to say that. I have done them both ways but letting them heal overnight or a day or two is best.
     
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    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    How are your cuttings doing, Edlou?
     

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