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By Bird
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Hi I am wondering how old do pinguicula have to be to propagate because I bought 3 of my first pings and I’m wondering if they have to be at a certain age to propagate
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By thepitchergrower
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Well, if it's large enough to take propagations off of. I'm assuming you are talking about growing them from leaf?
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By Nepenthes0260
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There's no specific "age" pings have to surpass to be able to propagate via pullings. The removal of a few extra leaves is less stressful for established, larger plants, though.
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As long as there are enough leaves on the plant to not make it look “empty” when you take the pulling.

PS: Get a leaf that’s not dying but is also a good size and make sure to get the the whole leaf when you pull it.

I’m currently trying 3 methods of propagating pings. The leaves in lfs was an epic fail they got baked lol :cry: Just started the paper towel and takeout sauce container thing method. The other is just putting the leaves in soil next to parent.
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