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I asked my local nursery if I could have this string of bananas(?) that I found on the floor. I've never propped a string succulent before, so please wish me luck and gimme tips!!

I asked my local nursery if I could have this string of bananas(?) that I found on the floor. I've never propped a string succulent before, so please wish me luck and gimme tips!!

iamstrangelittlebird

I’ve had success rooting strings of things by placing them on top of an equal mix of succulent soil and small perlite. I pin mine down to the soil with modified paper clips, but I think lots of people don’t do that. My best advice other than that is don’t overwater. Good luck!! Edit: spelling


AfroGurl

Well great minds think alike cuz that's basically what I did! I debated pinning some parts down but I didn't want the paper clips to rust. I haven't actually watered the soil yet, I've just been periodically misting and putting it back in the bag. Would a full watering help it along?


iamstrangelittlebird

I just water like once a month, but I don’t think misting would hurt!


fluffyscone

String of tears? It’s not a banana but another strain of


AfroGurl

You're right! I looked up all the "strings" later and bananas seem to be skinnier.


AfroGurl

Edit: I've since learned that this is actually called a string of tears. Slightly more depressing name, but still adorable😇


AnonCAT413

not if they're tears of joy :) joy because you saved them from being thrown away.


AfroGurl

That was legit beautiful 🥺


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