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Pachypodiums

This is a discussion on Pachypodiums within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I know I know, its not an orchid. But its still my responsibility! Today I ...

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    I know I know, its not an orchid. But its still my responsibility!

    Today I noticed that the plants said timber and fell over at their bases. My roommate thought they needed water so he gave them water...

    Is there a way to save them? Can I cut off the lower section in hopes of rooting the top half that still looks very much alive

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    Uggh rot ! I would cut the top off and let it heal for a few days dip in a rooting powder then pot it . be careful of the watering , I know it is a succlent but not what kind .. if there are any joints, nodes ,after the cut dries pot so they are in the mix .. I have croaked my fair share of them Gin

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